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Costco is pumping fewer antibiotics into its meat products as it embarks on a $275 million plan to own its chicken supply chain

Costco is seeking to cut down on the antibiotics it uses in its meat products as it builds a $275 million poultry factory in Nebraska.
A researcher tests bacteria's ability to growth in the presence of antibiotics.

Pharmaceutical companies are backing away from a growing threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

Novartis last week joined a number of large pharma companies that are dropping their antibiotics research projects. As superbugs become a growing problem, here's a look at what drugmakers have in store to combat this issue.
Pizza Hut is making a change to its chicken wings.

Pizza Hut is making a major change to keep up with competitors

Pizza Hut is cutting antibiotics from all chicken wings by 2022, the chain announced on Tuesday. It previously said it had completed plans to stop using chickens raised with antibiotics important to human medicine in its pizza toppings.
An electron micrograph image shows phages attached to a bacterial cell.

Viruses discovered a century ago may be our best defense against a threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

Bacteriophages could help combat antibiotic resistance, the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics.

A drug-resistant E. coli contributed to Hugh Hefner’s death — and it’s part of a terrifying global epidemic

Hugh Hefner died of two main causes — cardiac arrest and a bacterial infection triggered by E. coli.

A growing threat could kill 10 million people by 2050, but one company thinks it can stop it

Eligo CEO told Business Insider that its technology, which uses CRISPR to tackle antibiotic resistance, would be the ultimate form of personalized medicine.

A biotech stock doubled after it got positive results on a drug to tackle the leading cause of infectious death in the US

The clinical trial showed that the company's drug, lefamulin, was as effective as the commonly used antibiotic moxifloxacin.

A surprising breakfast staple might boost the effects of antibiotics

Maple syrup could be a huge help in combatting antibiotic resistance.

A growing threat could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

As antibiotic resistance continues to be a growing problem around the world, it's often hard to make the connection between drug-resistant bacteria and us.

A Nevada woman died from a bug that resisted 26 antibiotics — here’s why it’s so hard to develop new ones

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. Here's why it's so hard to make new antibiotics to tackle the problem head-on.