April 1, 2009
Did you know according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, an estimated 70% of antibiotics in the U.S. are used on animals?
To promote growth?
A former research fellow, Jay Graham, MBA Ph.D., recently sat down to talk about the reality of antibiotic misuse on factory farms. This discussion is in part a follow-up to our March 5th release that found more evidence of another potential link between industrial food animal production and exposures to antibiotic resistant pathogens.
For additional resources and to read the studies he references, please visit our new Antibiotics Resource page.