Perdue Chickens say goodbye to antibiotics!

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Sept. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- Perdue, one of the largest chicken producers in the country, said it has stopped using antibiotics in their farms as part of a five-year effort, in collaboration with consumer groups and health, to curb the unnecessary use of antibiotics in meat production.

The move comes amid growing concern among public health experts around the world about the relationship between the over-use of antibiotics in livestock and human infections of antibiotic resistant bacteria, or so-called superbugs that do not respond to conventional medical treatments.

“Because antibiotics are no longer used in our hatcheries we have reached the point where 95% of our chickens never received this type of medicine,” said Bruce Stewart-Brown, vice president of quality and food safety at Perdue.

Stewart-Brown added that the policy of free antibiotics from Perdue exceeds the voluntary guidelines of the Federal Drug Administration the full article by clicking on the link below

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