NEXT STORY WHICH POPULAR RESTAURANTS HAVE THE MOST ANTIBIOTIC DRUGS IN THEIR MEAT? – Prepare for Change

 

Nearly 70% of all antibiotics manufactured and sold in the U.S. are used in animal agriculture — a staggering amount, by any reckoning. Not only do these antibiotics end up in the meat we consume, but their necessity, and in such volume, leads to the obvious conclusion that the animals providing our meat are being raised in deplorable conditions.

Fortunately, people are becoming more aware of the potential dangers of consuming too many antibiotics, whether from meat and animal products or otherwise. The more that people opt out of consuming these types of meats and other animal products, the more manufacturers will be forced to change their practices, ideally to the point where antibiotics are not needed so routinely.

You may have seen some fast food restaurants advertising that the meat they serve is 100% antibiotic free, and this is a huge step in the right direction. This is important not only for the health of the animals in question, but also our own heath, should we choose to eat meat and animal products in the first place.

According to various public health agencies, antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest health threats facing the U.S. (and the world) right now, and the rampant use of antibiotics in livestock production carries much of the blame…

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Source: NEXT STORY WHICH POPULAR RESTAURANTS HAVE THE MOST ANTIBIOTIC DRUGS IN THEIR MEAT? – Prepare for Change

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