Op-eds Run Nationwide Calling for Antibiotic Ban in Food Animal Production

The use of antibiotics in animal agriculture and the FDA’s recent decision to reverse a proposed rule on their use was the topic of an op-ed that began running in daily newspapers during the past week. The op-ed is authored by John Carlin, former governor of Kansas and chairman of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production. The op-ed has appeared in several newspapers, including the Tacoma News TribunePortsmouth (NH) HeraldColumbia (MO) Daily TribuneLawrence (KS) Journal World.