What you can do
Ask your state representative to support House Bill 2195. This bill, also known as the Safe Food and Safe Families Act, was introduced in the Pennsylvania House to combat this growing threat.
While the bill would prohibit the use of non-therapeutic use of antibiotics to enhance growth or prevent disease outbreaks in livestock facilities, it would not prohibit the use of antibiotics to treat sick or distressed animals.
The Sierra Club and 350 other health, consumer, environmental, agriculture, and public interest organizations are calling for the ban.