Everyone has a role to play in combating antibiotic resistance.
Here are some easy steps you can take to make a difference:
- Only take antibiotics when you need them. Never demand an antibiotic from your doctor for you or your child.
- When possible, only buy meat and poultry products sold by companies with responsible antibiotic use policies. Look for labels that say organic, raised without antibiotics and no antibiotics ever. Learn more.
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- Learn more by visiting our sister sites: SuperbugsAreNotFunny.com & AntibioticsAndYou.org.
- If you are you a health care professional, consider joining the Health Professional Action Network managed by our friends at USPirg.
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Know What Labels to Look for in the Grocery Store
Are you confused about labels on meat and poultry at the grocery store? There are many labels out there and many are confusing and misleading when it comes to antibiotic use. There are very few labels that are verifiable and transparent regarding antibiotic use. Check out the resources below to learn more about what to look for when you are shopping for meat and poultry raised with responsible antibiotic use.
This video was created by ARAC and MPH@GW, the online MPH program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.