NRDC and Groups Petition FDA to Stop Antibiotic Overuse in Livestock

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Earthjustice, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Public Citizen, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, and California Public Interest Research Group petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to withdraw approval of the use of medically important antibiotics in livestock and poultry for disease-prevention or growth-promotion purposes.