Popular Burger Chains Get 'F' Grade Over Use Of AntibioticsNearly all of the top 25 U.S. burger chains received a failing grade in a review assessing their practices and policies on antibiotics use in their beef products, according to a new report.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
SF Ordinance To Require Stores To Label Meats Raised With AntibioticsOfficials in San Francisco are preparing to enforce a new ordinance that will require city stores that sell raw meat and poultry to label and list any antibiotics used to raise the livestock.
Antibiotic Resistant Strain Of E. Coli Prompts Push For New ResearchThere is now a strain of E. coli that is resistant to the one antibiotic that seemed to work on everything.
In-N-Out Burger Plans To Phase Out Beef From Cows Treated With AntibioticsIn-N-Out Burger is giving its loyal fans one more reason to indulge, saying that it plans to switch to beef from cows that are not treated with antibiotics.
California Governor Considers Landmark Law To Limit Antibiotics In LivestockCalifornia may be about to get another first-of-its kind law that could dramatically change the way farm animals are treated.
'Like A Bomb Went Off In My Body': Patients Demand New Antibiotics Warnings Due To Strong ReactionsPatients report terrible side effects from a powerful strain of prescription antibiotics, and now doctors are calling for the strongest warnings imaginable.
McDonald’s Plans To Start Using Chickens Raised Without Human AntibioticsWithin the next two years, McDonald’s USA said they will only buy and use chickens raised without human antibiotics.
The 3 Types Of Superbug Bacteria Most Likely To Infect YouThe outbreak of a "superbug" bacteria, killing two patients and sickening seven more is just a symptom of an increasingly alarming trend of bacteria evolving to survive the most stringent disinfectants and antiobiotic regimes.
About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health CareKCBS and KPIX reporter Mike Sugerman had a firsthand look at the costs of health care with a recent health scare of his own, in his travels About the Bay.
Teacher’s Sudden Death Stuns Palo Alto Elementary School Palo Alto 5th grade teacher George Flath taught class on Friday, then his cold and flu-like symptoms apparently developed into a severe infection, and he died Sunday at the hospital.