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on February 21, 2018

Sanderson shareholders vote to keep using antibiotics

Stockholder proposal to phase out use of medically important antibiotics for disease prevention fails at annual meeting

Sanderson Farms shareholders have voted down a proposal to phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for disease prevention in its broiler operations.

According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the measure had 10,570,693 votes opposing the stockholder proposal, and 8,015,222 votes in favor…

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