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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Consumers across the United States are demanding meat and poultry sourced from producers who use antibiotics responsibly or not at all—and large producers, restaurants, and other institutions are listening. Following is a list of some leading companies that have committed to using their purchasing policies to be part of the solution to the problem of antibiotic resistance. Read More
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