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Illinois state senator, consumer activists target McDonald's in antibiotics fight

Illinois State Sen. Daniel Biss and consumer rights advocates are turning up the pressure on McDonald's in a collaborative effort to reduce the use of antibiotics in the meat supply chain.

Biss, who came in second in the Democratic primary for governor, is sponsoring a bill that would further restrict antibiotic use in food-producing animals, such as beef cattle and hogs.

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