McDonald’s cuts antibiotic use globally

After cutting antibiotics in chicken in the U.S., company looks to cut usage around the world

One year after successfully cutting back on antibiotics use in its chicken products in the U.S., McDonald’s Corp. is planning to put similar restrictions in its global supply.

The Oak Brook, Ill.-based chain published new guidelines on antibiotic use for its global suppliers on Wednesday, as it broadens its role in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Starting next year, the company plans to start requiring chicken suppliers to phase out the use of antibiotic

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