KFC: No more chickens raised on human antibiotics

New York • KFC said it plans to stop serving chicken raised with antibiotics important to human health. The fried chicken chain said the change will be completed by the end of next year at its more than 4,000 U.S. restaurants. Other fast food companies have made similar pledges, including McDonald’s Corp. Meat producers give animals antibiotics to make them grow faster and prevent illness, a practice that has become a public health issue. Officials have said that it can lead to germs becoming re...

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