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Created: 10/22/15 (Thu) | Topic: Issues        

The truth about antibiotics in meat
 

The truth about antibiotics in meat

Update:

Subway clarifies its position on antibiotics. Read these posts for more information:

The Field Position by Lantham Seeds

Agriculture Proud

(From last week...)

Social media in farm circles blew up this week with the news that Subway will begin serving meat from animals that have never received antibiotics. When you stop to think about it, however, raising animals without anitibotics means that, if they get sick, you do nothing for them. The Feedyard Foodie makes a good point with her recent blog post. Her headline: "Subway announces that a bullet is their treatment of choice for sick animals."

For common-sense information about antibiotics in meat, please read these resources:

Feedyard Foodie

Drovers article

The Farmer's Daughter USA

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