Today's Question: Should we have antibiotics in our food?

Friday, July 24, 2009 | 1:18 p.m. CDT; updated 4:23 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 24, 2009

COLUMBIA — Many farm organizations, including the National Pork Producers Council, think that new legislation regulating the use of antibiotics is detrimental to their industry. As a major pork-producing state, Missouri is ranked seventh in the country in terms of total number of pigs breeding and in the market.