To Understand Antibiotic Abuse We Need Data From Farms

To Understand Antibiotic Abuse We Need Data From Farms

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On Wednesday last week, the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council revealed that pig herds in the United States receive almost as many antibiotics as people in this country do. That’s bad news, especially since most of the pigs receiving antibiotics aren’t sick, but instead are getting the drugs to prevent infections in intensive farming. Those…