Monday, June 17, 2013

UCSF Medical Center Says "No" to Meat Raised with Antibiotics

The University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center recently approved a resolution to phase out the procurement of meat raised with non-therapeutic antibiotics. Independent health and science experts agree that the routine use of antibiotics in animal agriculture cultivates antibiotic-resistant bacteria. UCSF is one of over 440 hospitals across the country that have signed Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge, which states that healthy food must come from a food system that is ecologically-sustainable, economically-viable, and socially-just. Read more »