THOUSANDS URGE MCDONALD’S TO FOLLOW THROUGH ON CUTTING ANTIBIOTIC USE IN ITS BEEF SUPPLY

  10 February 2022

 A broad coalition of public health, animal welfare and food safety groups sent McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski more than 25,000 petition signatures today urging the company to fulfill its 2018 promise to set targets for reducing the use of medically important antibiotics throughout its global beef supply chain. The renewed call for action comes after a new report found that more than 1.2 million people died worldwide from drug-resistant infections in 2019, the most recent year for complete statistics. 

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