Antibiotic use in livestock for meat consumption

By Prosperity Acres On May 2nd, 2012

Producers Face Scrutiny From Public Over Antibiotic Feeding

It is our belief that unless an animal is sick is does not need antibiotics.  Just like children do not need an antibiotic unless they are sick with bacteria.  But in the past many Doctor’s gave antibiotics for the common cold and virus and neither one responds to antibiotics.  Thus just like in livestock the super germ has been developing.  If you are concerned about antibiotic use in your meat then buy your meat from a rancher that only uses antibiotics when medically necessary.

Producers Face Scrutiny From Public Over Antibiotic Feeding

Stephen B. Blezinger, PhD, PAS

The use of antibiotics in food animal feeding has been a common practice for years. It has also been under fire from a variety of scientists, doctors, consumer groups and the media for years.

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One Response to “Antibiotic use in livestock for meat consumption”

  1. David B Says: May 7th, 2012 at 9:35 am

    Generally I suspect the use of antibiotics is a good idea, but as it is, overuse could be detrimental to the health of consumers. It’s similar to using anti-bacterial soap consistently, and just a bad idea for our immune systems.

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