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The US FDA has helped create a new Tuberculosis plague that threatens us all

In 1972, that (FDA) task force published a report acknowledging that the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals was associated with the development of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. Over the past several weeks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been in the news for its stance on antibiotic use in farm animals. Yet instead of making good on its 1977 promise to limit these drugs in livestock, the agency continues to move in the opposite direction.

See ‘The Failure of the FDA: Why We’re Still Using Antibiotics on Livestock’ at The Failure of the FDA

2012- Indian TB cases ‘can’t be cured’- Tuberculosis which appears to be totally resistant to antibiotic treatment has been reported for the first time by Indian doctors. Concern over drug-resistant strains of TB is growing, with similar ‘incurable’ TB emerging in Italy and Iran.

Doctors in Mumbai said 12 patients had a “totally drug resistant” form of the infection, and three have died. The Indian Health Ministry is investigating the cases and has sent a team of doctors to Mumbai.
TB is one of the world’s biggest killers, second only to HIV among infectious diseases.

BBC report continues at BBC TB Report

It seems rather clear how American agriculture policy is helping create new antibiotic resistant forms of diseases that endanger world populations.

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