All Hands on Deck!
New report highlights the critical role of state and local antibiotics initiatives
Thomas Gremillion, Director, Food Policy Institute at Consumer Federation of America
In a more perfect world, the United States would rival trading partners like Denmark and the Netherlands in developing national policies to curtail animal antibiotic use. In reality, recent federal reforms have yet to yield reductions in use, and public health authorities continue to operate without the most rudimentary data on which drugs are going to which animals.