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.
ARAC in the News
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.
When you buy a fast-food burger or roast-beef sandwich, chances are it likely was made from from cattle given antibiotics they don't need, according to the fifth edition of the Chain Reaction Report issued by six non-profits -- including ARAC.