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  1. health concerns
    These Are the Restaurant Chains to Skip If You Don’t Want Meat With AntibioticsIt’s a long list, but avoid Olive Garden, Chili’s, and Arby’s, for starters.
  2. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Finally Gets Serious About Serving Antibiotics-Free BeefAmerica’s biggest beef purchaser wants to remove human meds from its meat supplies.
  3. health concerns
    Club Drugs May Be Inside Your ‘100% Natural’ ChickenThe USDA discovered ketamine in the poultry of America’s third-largest producer.
  4. the chain gang
    Burger King Says All Its Chicken Will Be Antibiotic-Free by Next YearIt’s finally recognizing the connection to the rise in drug-resistant superbugs.
  5. food safety
    Another Deadly Superbug Has Shown Up on America’s Pig FarmsExperts say the death rate for bloodstream infections “is up to 50 percent.”
  6. health concerns
    U.N. Calls Antibiotics in Food a Health Crisis on Par With AIDSIt says drug-resistant bacteria is a “fundamental threat” to the world’s health safety.
  7. The Chain Gang
    Activists Are Pressuring In-N-Out Into Adopting Antibiotic-Free BeefThey’re calling for the chain to “stop lagging behind” competitors like Shake Shack.
  8. The Chain Gang
    Papa John’s Eliminates Artificial IngredientsThe pizza chain is ditching antibiotics, synthetic colors, and other artificial ingredients.
  9. Food Safety
    Superbugs Found in a Scary Percentage of MeatTests showed 57 percent of chicken, 83 percent of turkey, and 14 percent of beef.
  10. The Chain Gang
    Subway’s Meat Will Continue to Contain Antibiotics for Another DecadeChicken and turkey go drug-free sooner, but for pork and beef it’s 2025.
  11. The Chain Gang
    Shareholders Demand McDonald’s Ban Antibiotics From Big MacsThey face an uphill battle.
  12. Food Safety
    Don’t Expect an Antibiotic-Free-Beef Trend Any Time SoonPrices for conventional red meat are too high to follow the poultry industry’s lead.
  13. The Chain Gang
    Wendy’s Is Testing Out Antibiotic-Free ChickenThe chain will see how it goes at a handful of stores.
  14. The Chain Gang
    American Pig Farmers Call Out Chipotle and Its British Pork Supplier [Updated]Industry advocates say their pork is just as good as Chipotle’s new purveyor and call the choice hypocritical.
  15. Bad News
    Antibiotic Use in Meat Is Soaring WorldwideIt could increase by two thirds between now and 2030.
  16. Food Safety
    FDA Claims Dairy Farmers Are Slipping Illegal Antibiotics Into MilkA report revealed six drugs not approved for use in lactating cows.
  17. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Is Finally Taking Steps to Make Its McNuggets Slightly LessIt will stop using chickens raised on human antibiotics in the next two years.
  18. Health Concerns
    Ruth Reichl Has Some Problems With the FDA’s Stance on Antibiotics“This practice breeds antibiotic-resistant bacteria that threaten us all,” she writes.
  19. Superbugs
    FDA Determined Livestock Antibiotics Were ‘High Risk’ a Long TimeThe good news is that the agency has taken initial steps to reducing antibiotic usage.
  20. Health Concerns
    FDA Moves to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals Raised for MeatThe guidelines are the first step toward reducing excessive growth-enhancing drugs.
  21. Mediavore
    Police Want To ID Brawling Hockey Fans Videoed at Geno’s; Dunkin’Plus: Look out, there’s a new Girl Scout cookie in town; and hotels upgrade restaurants to make them feel less hotel-y, all in our morning news roundup.