Quote of the week

March 7, 2010 at 7:35 pm Leave a comment

“More antibiotics are fed to livestock in North Carolina alone than are given to humans in the entire United States, according to the peer-reviewed Medical Clinics of North America. It concluded that antibiotics in livestock feed were ‘a major component’ in the rise of antibiotic resistance.”

— Nicholas Kristof, The Spread of Superbugs, NY Times, March 7, 2010.

Antibiotic resistance threatens our health and is escalating healthcare costs. Learn more here.

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