Farmaceuticals: Pervasive Antibiotics Pose Risk to Human Health

  • Foster Farms Chief Veterinarian Bob O'Connor checks a flock of chicks at the Fox Ranch complex near Turlock, California June 16, 2014. Picture taken June 16, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH DRUGS SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  • Nine-day-old chicks drink water at a Foster Farms ranch near Turlock, California June 16, 2014. Picture taken June 16, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH ANIMALS DRUGS SOCIETY)
  • A faded sign shows the connection between Craig Watt's C&A Farms and Perdue in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. Picture taken June 10, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Randall Hill (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH DRUGS SOCIETY ANIMALS)
  • Chicken farmer Craig Watts holds a handful of Perdue antibiotic feed at C&A Farms in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. Picture taken June 10, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Randall Hill (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH DRUGS SOCIETY ANIMALS)
  • Chicken farmer Craig Watts pauses while dissecting a euthanized chicken checking for disease, at C&A Farms in Fairmont, North Carolina June 11, 2014. Picture taken June 11, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Randall Hill (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH DRUGS SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  • Foster Farms Chief Veterinarian Bob O'Connor holds a nine-day-old chick at a Foster Farms chicken ranch near Turlock, California June 16, 2014. Picture taken June 16, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH ANIMALS DRUGS SOCIETY)
  • A Foster Farms chicken ranch is pictured near Turlock, California, June 16, 2014. Picture taken June 16, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH DRUGS SOCIETY ANIMALS)
  • Foster Farms Chief Executive Ron Foster attends a 75th anniversary luncheon of Foster Farms in Modesto, California, June 16, 2014. Picture taken June 16, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH HEADSHOT DRUGS SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  • Chicken farmer Craig Watts prepares to euthanize a deformed chicken at C&A Farms in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. Picture taken June 10, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Randall Hill (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH ANIMALS DRUGS SOCIETY)
  • Chickens feed from a row of feed bins at C&A Farms in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. Picture taken June 10, 2014. To match Special Report FARMACEUTICALS-CHICKEN/ REUTERS/Randall Hill (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS HEALTH ANIMALS DRUGS SOCIETY)

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