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Tell the FDA to End the Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, antibiotics, farm animals )

- 1882 days ago -
The unnecessary use of antibiotics in animals is a key culprit in the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. But the FDA has failed to restrict use of the vast majority of antibiotics in the meat industry. Before the March 6th comment deadline, urge the FDA
Put An End to Antibiotic Overuse ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, factory farms, antibiotics, environment, protection, suffering )

- 1974 days ago -
It is estimated that 80% of all antimicrobials sold in the United States are consumed by farm animals, mostly for non-therapeutic purposes to speed their growth and compensate for overcrowded, unsanitary, and stressful conditions on industrial factory
American Veterinary Medical Association: Stop Supporting Over-Drugging of Livestock ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, antibiotics, environment, protection, suffering )

- 2288 days ago -
Recently, research has linked abuse of antibiotics in US livestock to resistant infections in humans. Hogworkers have a higher incidence of these infections, lending further credence to the link between "superbugs" and our overdrugged feedlot animals.
FDA Reveals How Many Antibiotics Factory Farms Really Use
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, farm animals, antibiotics, protection, suffering, environment )

- 2316 days ago -
Earlier this summer, the Food and Drug Administration issued a draft document calling for an end to the common practice of pumping farm animals full of unnecessary antibiotics. This month, the FDA has, for the first time, revealed the true extent of
FDA Says 29 Million Pounds of Antibiotics Used in Food Animals Last Year
Animals  (tags: antibiotics, misuse, fda, animals, environment, ethics, protection, habitat, law )

- 2317 days ago -
Because this is the first time the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine has produced such a count, it is not possible to say whether the numbers are going up or down. But the agency is now requiring meat producers to report on antibiotic use ...
Stop Antibiotic Abuse on Factory Farms: ACTION !!! Urge the FDA to Enforce Stricter Regulations
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, factory farming, antibiotics, suffering, slaughter, sadness, humans )

- 2439 days ago -
Despite potentially serious threats to human health, roughly 70 percent of antimicrobials in the U.S. are used by the animal agriculture industry. Recognizing that antibiotic use on farm animals has become necessary to maintain the cruel and unnatural co
FDA Calls for End of Rampant Use of Antibiotics on Livestock
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, livestock, antibiotics, FDA, environment )

- 2489 days ago -
Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a draft document(pdf) calling for an end to the common practice of pumping farm animals full of unnecessary antibiotics. USA Today quoted Joshua Sharfstein, the FDA's principal deputy
Tell Congress to Keep Antibiotics Working ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, farm animals, antibiotics, abuse, environment, protection, suffering )

- 2581 days ago -
Urge your members of Congress to pass the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) and help end the overuse of medically important antibiotics for farm animals who are not even sick.
USA: Limit Use of Non-Therapeutic Antibiotics in Food Animals ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, antibiotics, environment, protection )

- 2729 days ago -
Championed for over 10 years by the late Senator Edward Kennedy, the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA), H.R. 1549/S. 619, is a federal bill that would phase out the common practice of constantly feeding antibiotics to food
Stop Inappropriate Antibiotic Use on Industrial Farms
Animals  (tags: animals, industrial farms, antibiotics, protection, suffering )

- 2757 days ago -
As we celebrate Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, which raises awareness about antibiotic resistance and the importance of proper antibiotic use in humans, we should keep in mind that every day antibiotics are inappropriately fed to food animals that
Antibiotic Resistance at Factory Farms "Scares the Hell Out of" Johns Hopkins Scientists
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, superbugs, antibiotics, factory farms, environment, protection, Farmacology )

- 2799 days ago -
It turns out they're making more than just broilers and bacon on your local factory farm; they're growing germs that are resistant to antibiotics. And don't think your commitment to organics or vegetarianism will save you: Your exposure to these
Pass Bill Restricting Antibiotics in Animal Food ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, antibiotics, food, environment, protection )

- 2805 days ago -
Farmers are producing super bugs. There is abundant evidence that the routine use of antibiotics in farm animals produces bacteria which can attack humans and are resistant to many antibiotics. The American Medical Association and organizations like
Stop Abuse & Antibiotic Misuse ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, factory farms, antibiotics, AnimalWelfare, environment, suffering )

- 2809 days ago -
As factory farms have crammed more and more animals into tighter and tighter spaces, modern pharmaceuticals have become regular tools of the trade. By lacing animal feed with sub-therapeutic levels of antibiotics, producers are able to suppress disease
Stop Overusing Antibiotics on Healthy Farm Animals ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, antibiotics, farm animals, overusing, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 2838 days ago -
Resistance to antibiotics is a public health crisis on the rise. These crucial drugs should only be used when necessary but 70 percent of antibiotics used in the United States are given to healthy chickens, pigs and cattle to increase weight gain or to
Sign Petition: Support AB 1437 - Don't All Egg-Laying Hens Deserve to Stretch Their Wings?
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, death, environment, humans, health, safety, risks, disease, food, illness, money, corruption, business, dishonesty, factory, farming, pig, cow, chicken, fish, water, pollution, meat, steroids, antibiotics, global, warming )

- 2896 days ago -
Last fall, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 2, a law that prohibits keeping egg-laying hens in cruel and intensive confinement in California. But eggs from hens in other states who are kept in the very same conditions are sold here.

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