Public Health

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Public Health

KFC To Eliminate Use of Medically Important Antibiotics from Chicken Supply Announcement is a Major Victory for Consumers and Public Health

Louisville, KY – The growing ranks of global health experts who have been alarmed by the rise in antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” have an unlikely new hero: KFC, the fried chicken giant.   

Campaign | Foods, Public Health

Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that at least 23,000 Americans die every year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and warns that the widespread overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is putting our health at risk. We're calling on the top restaurant chains to commit to serving meat raised without anitbiotics. 

Welcome Back to Campus!

By | MASSPIRG at MCLA

Welcome back to campus! I hope you're ready for another great semester at MCLA. This semester, our lead campaign is to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

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