Groups put pressure on restaurants over antibiotics

Groups put pressure on restaurants over antibiotics

Over 100 groups urged chains to eliminate meat produced with antibiotics

A coalition of consumer, health and environmental groups this week said the restaurant industry is not doing enough to reduce the use of antibiotics in meat production despite consumer demand and major public health concerns.

Those groups, which include the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumer Reports publisher Consumers Union and dozens of other groups, have stepped up pressure on the industry to get more aggressive in reducing the use of antibiotics to promote growth in

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