Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms
Doctors prescribe antibiotics every day to treat everything from simple ear infections to potentially life threatening illnesses. But the World Health Organization now warns that these life-saving medicines will stop working if we continue to overuse them.
Some of the biggest users of antibiotics are actually factory farms, which routinely give antibiotics to livestock in their daily feed. In fact, 70% of all antibiotics sold in this country are for use on livestock and poultry. So we're calling on the FDA to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.
Tell the Obama administration to protect public health, by directing the FDA to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.