1970s: FDA decides feeding animals antibiotics may not be safe for humans.

1980s-present: A slew of subsequent studies support their hunch.

2011: The FDA withdraws its 1970s proposals to restrict antibiotics.

Find out more in our timeline of the FDA's failure to regulate antibiotics fed to the animals you eat:
Despite years of evidence that feeding antibiotics to farm animals can be dangerous to human health, the FDA has taken few steps to regulate the drugs. Last month, a federal judge ordered them to fina...
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