Learn why the FDA's first attempt to restrict antibiotic use on farms in 1977 was opposed by interest groups and a powerful congressional ally, in this video excerpted from FRONTLINE: The Trouble with Antibiotics. Farm lobbies and interest groups labeled the FDA's 1977 proposal as financially ruinous and pressured Congress to slash the FDA's budget unless the agency provided specific scientific evidence. This resource is part of the FRONTLINE Collection.
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