Animal Agriculture Groups Blast Report On Antibiotic Use

Law360, Chicago (July 9, 2012, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A coalition of animal agriculture groups went on the defensive against a consumer publication's recent report decrying the alleged overuse of antibiotics in food livestock, telling U.S. senators last week that the very title of Consumer Reports' "Meat Without Drugs" campaign is misleading and "meant to inflame."

Responding to a Consumer Reports study released last month, 17 organizations including the American Meat Institute and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians said in a June 3 letter to the chairs and ranking members of the U.S. Senate's...
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