We occasionally use growth hormone implants, sometimes use antibiotics, and use vaccines as needed. And Farm Babe is proud to talk about it.
A new “report” has come out scaring consumers about antibiotics in meat, and the mainstream media is all over it.
There is a lot of misinformation about livestock antibiotics on the internet, but it’s so important to ask farmers and vets about this topic.
The consumer and public health advocacy organization U.S. PIRG Education Fund wants McDonald’s to commit to a concrete timeline to phase out antibiotics in its beef and pork supply chains. The activists say “they are singling out the iconic fast food company because McDonald’s has an outsized influence as the biggest purchaser of beef in […]
In the U.S., there are very strict regulations and oversight for antibiotic usage.
The World Health Organization is recommending that farmers, ranchers, and others in the food industry stop using antibiotics to promote growth and disease prevention without diagnosis — in order to stem what it calls the rise of antibiotic resistance in the human population. But many in agriculture immediately started throwing flags on the play, wondering […]
Boehringer Ingelheim is giving a shout out to three dairy producers who demonstrated their commitment to the judicious use of antibiotics in their Producers for Progress recognition program. Megan Hickey of Prairieland Dairy in Firth, Nebraska, was chosen as the grand prize winner out of nearly 200 applicants. “I’m honored to be selected as the […]