December 11, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is planning to limit the use of antimicrobials in food animals in an effort to stem the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the agency said Wednesday.

January 10, 2013

A recent study found that poor heath literacy among Latino parents is associated with incorrect beliefs on the proper use of antibiotics, particularly for upper respiratory infections, which can lead to an increase in antimicrobial resistance.

September 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is creating a new task force to support the development of new drugs for bacterial infections, the agency said Monday.