Georgia farmer Will Harris ran an industrialized farm until the early 2000s when he decided to stop giving animals antibiotics unless they were sick.
Using these drugs in meat and poultry production is common practice and it is breeding dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs that can infect people. But Harris's farm is proof that meat producers can scale up without using antibiotics in animal feed to promote growth. Now his vertically integrated pastured livestock farm promotes animal welfare and environmental sustainability.
Learn more at: http://saveantibiotics.org.
- Date added:
- Sep 11, 2013
PHG Deputy Director Erik Olson hails bipartisan food safety legislation as a significant step in modernizing our food safety system and protecting Americans' health.
Laura Rogers, Project Director, Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming