Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Antibiotics – An Important Tool In A Very Big Tool Box

USFRA's Point of View Antibiotics are one tool in farmers’ and ranchers’ overall animal care plan; which also includes proper…

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Antibiotics

What is Being Done to Monitor Antibiotics Usage?

Responsible use of antibiotics is important in all settings, including agriculture. Farmers, ranchers and veterinarians are legally and ethically obligated…

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Antibiotics

Are Antibiotics in my Food?

Due to the use of antibiotics in animals and on farms and ranches, some people are concerned about the safety…

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Antibiotics

When Are Antibiotics Used, Anyways?

Farmers do not constantly treat farm animals with antibiotics. When they do use antibiotics, they must follow ethical and legal…

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How Does Antibiotic Use Play Into Animal Welfare Standards?

Antibiotics are only one tool farmers and ranchers use in an overall plan of good production practices to raise healthy…

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What Happens When an "Organic" Animal gets Sick?

If an animal that is being raised for food using organic production practices becomes sick, the farmer/rancher will do what…

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Antibiotics

Are Livestock Animals and Eggs Tested for Safety?

There are stringent protocols in place to ensure meat, milk, poultry and egg products are not sent to market with…

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Animal Welfare

What You Need To Know About Pork

If visions of mistreated animals injected with a continuous supply of hormones and antibiotics leave you feeling confused and terrified…

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Antibiotics

Food 52 Video: A Day on a Dairy Farm

Are you worried there may be antibiotics in your milk? Do you make decisions about which type of milk to…

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