Meanwhile, 98% of Americans Say, “Shut Up, You’re Ruining My Dinner.”

Feeding incredible amounts of antibiotics to animals on factory farms is creating drug resistant strains of once curable diseases like malaria and tuberculosis.  The USDA and CDC say the super diseases are a “serious emerging concern.”  

Pigs, cows, and chickens on factory farms were fed over 35 million pounds of antibiotics in 2010 and more than 65,000 Americans died from the drug resistant infections.The resistant germs are developed by animals on the farms and are blown in the wind to neighboring communities, enter water supplies, and are eaten in meat.   

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