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FDA waffles as superbugs spread

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The FDA is sending mixed signals: It unveiled new limits this week on one class of livestock antibiotics, two weeks after scrapping a 34-year push to limit two others. All three can promote drug-resistant bacteria, aka superbugs.

If you didn't keep up with the Federal Register over the holidays, you're not alone. The official daily journal of U.S. government can be drier and less digestible than any leftover turkey or fruitcake.

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