Pew worked to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production. We collaborated with public health and food industry leaders, veterinarians, agricultural interests, academics, and citizen groups who shared our objective of protecting human and animal health.
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Click below for the latest facts, figures and other key resources that illustrate how antibiotic overuse on industrial farms is breeding dangerous superbugs and what’s being done to protect the public’s health. Read More
Chris Linaman, executive chef at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, WA, is dedicated to creating a more sustainable food system by supporting growers and producers who raise food without the routine use of antibiotics that endanger the public's health. Working in partnership with Health Care Without Harm and Overlake's administration, Chris has created a comprehensive sustainable food... Read More
Two former FDA commissioners – David Kessler (1990-1997) and Donald Kennedy (1977-1979) – wrote to OMB Director Sylvia Matthews Burwell urging her to take action on antibiotics in agricultural feed. Read More