Antibiotic use in food animal production is increasingly being called into question. There's growing pressure on the beef industry to stop doing this.
ARAC in the News
ARAC Director Dr. Lance Prices explains to Outside why we are looking to McDonald’s is helping lead the way in the fight antibiotic resistance by reducing use of medically important antibiotics in it's beef.
Bottom Line Health spoke with ARAC's Chief Medical Officer, Cindy M. Liu, MD, PhD, MPH, a leading expert on the use and misuse of antibiotics and the growing dangers of antibiotic resistance.
People in Mongolia are the world’s most prolific users of antibiotics, with an average of 64.4 people per 1,000 on antibiotics on any given day. ARAC Director Laura Rogers explains how the belief that new #antibiotics could always be created to outmaneuver the bacteria, is changing.
The TODAY show explains how McDonald's new beef policy regarding antibiotic use will affect a lot of meat producers around the globe. It notes how we commend the company for its policy, which will help address antibiotic resistance, "one of the greatest threats to mankind today."