Tyson Bows to Public Pressure and Goes Antibiotic-Free – a Little Bit

Tyson Bows to Public Pressure and Goes Antibiotic-Free – a Little Bit
FOOD GIANT TYSON GOES ANTIBIOTIC FREE for PORK, Sort of, Kind of, A Little In what could be the beginning of a trend toward healthier factory farming practices, meat-producing giant Tyson has pledged to begin sourcing its pork from farmers that don’t use antibiotics. The move comes on the heels of several major moves toward healthier poultry that were pledged by big players in the industry: Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s announced that they would move away from chicken raised with antibiotics Five chains, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Panera Bread, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts received a “passing grade” in terms of sourcing antibiotic-free meat in a survey produced by several consumer groups Numerous retailers are saying they will switch over to cage-free eggs With an estimated 80 percent of antibiotics consumed in the U.S.… Read the rest