On January 28-30, 2014, foodborne illness victims from 11 states visited Capitol Hill, asking their members of Congress to support the full funding and implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
On July 24, 2013, Pew hosted a farm-to-table salon dinner to celebrate sustainable agriculture in the Midwest and to discuss the public health impact of the overuse of antibiotics in industrial animal agriculture.
On April 16, more than 50 moms, dads, chefs, farmers, and pediatricians came to Washington to call on Congress and the Obama administration to protect the public from superbugs by eliminating the overuse of antibiotics in food animal production.
Students at Sherwood High School in Montgomery County, MD enjoy a variety of filling lunch options every day.
On May 15, the Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming and the American Academy of Pediatrics hosted a Supermoms Against Superbugs Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., to celebrate and unite these individuals across America who are living this issue and working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics for their children and families.
On May 21, the Healthy Schools Campaign and the U.S. Department of Education hosted the finals of "Cooking Up Change" in Washington, D.C. Student teams from six American cities took part in the contest to see who could create a great-tasting lunch that met nutrition standards on a tight budget.
Earl Hafner of Hafner, Inc. guides Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming staff on a tour of his farm in Panora, Iowa. Hafner practices responsible use of antibiotics in raising his farm animals.