Perdue Claims Sharp Reduction in Use of Antibiotics, Including Elimination of Use in Chicken Hatcheries

Statement of CSPI Food Safety Director Caroline Smith DeWaal

September 3, 2014

The amount of antibiotics used on the farm is simply not sustainable if we want to preserve their uses in human medicine. I hope Perdue's actions foreshadow changes across the industry, and embolden regulators to prohibit the misuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture.


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