The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health has launched the website AntibioticsandYou.org. The website aims to be a helpful resource during the heart of the cold and flu season – a time when antibiotics are in high demand by patients even though neither condition responds to antibiotics.
ARAC in the News
On January 5, our director Dr. Lance B. Price was featured in a segment on 60 Minutes discussing the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in food animal production and how this issue impacts human health.
American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there’s a better way.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 31, 2019) – The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC), based at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), co-authored a report released by a coalition of public health and advocacy groups on Oct. 31 examining antibiotics use in the beef supply used by fast food companies.