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Stop the Antibiotics Crisis - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Stop, antibiotics, crisis, farm, animals, cruelty )

- 9 days ago -
It doesn't get more serious than this. The antibiotic resistance crisis could threaten the very nature of modern medicine. Resistant bacteria are rendering our antibiotics useless. We will no longer be able to have routine operations safely, we will die
Tell the FDA to End the Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, antibiotics, farm animals )

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- 875 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 )

Cher Away
- 966 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 )

Cher Away
- 1280 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 )

Cher Away
- 1309 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 )

- 1310 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 )

- 1432 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
The FDA Needs to Do More TAKE ACTION !!
Animals  (tags: animals, fda, antibiotics, protection, conservation, suffering )

- 1432 days ago -
The FDA issued recommendations on reducing the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in food animal production. While HHIF considers this a small step toward addressing this important issue, the FDA needs to do more.
FDA Calls for End of Rampant Use of Antibiotics on Livestock
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, livestock, antibiotics, FDA, environment )

Cher Away
- 1482 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 )

Cher Away
- 1574 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 )

Cher Away
- 1721 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 )

Cher Away
- 1750 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 )

Cher Away
- 1792 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 )

Cher Away
- 1798 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 )

Cher Away
- 1802 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

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