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.
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Various consumer and public health organizations urge Wendy's to fight antibiotic resistance by joining its fast-food competitors and adopting a policy to end antibiotic overuse in its beef supply.
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.
December 11, 2018 -- For more than a year, ARAC staff has been advising McDonald's on a new policy it was creating to limit the use of medically important antibiotics in its beef supply chain. As the largest fast food company in the world, McDonald's has the ability to change markets and tackle the pressing public health issue of antibiotic resistance.
ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price was a co-author on a new study, Drivers and Dynamics of Methicillin-Resistant Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus CC398 in Pigs and Humans in Denmark.