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President of the United States

Stop the misuse of antibiotics in food animal production

    1. Citizens Against Superbugs .
    2. Petition by

      Citizens Against Superbugs .

      Bridgewater, NJ

Due to the misuse of antibiotics in food animal production, antibiotics are losing their effectiveness in treating human diseases.

Many of the antibiotics used in food animal production, such as penicillins, tetracyclines, macrolides and sulfonamides are identical to, or from the same family as, drugs used in human medicine to cure serious diseases.

Because these classes of antibiotics are similar, bacteria resistant to antibiotics used in animals will also be resistant to antibiotics used in humans.

Without effective antibiotics, modern medical treatments such as surgery and transplants will become all but impossible.

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    1. Reached 2,000 signatures
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    Reasons for signing

    • Anna Nelson GREENSBORO, NC
      • about 2 years ago

      It affects everyone; it affects health; health affects the economy.

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    • Shainna Stang SIMI VALLEY, CA
      • about 2 years ago

      We are what we eat, and pumping animals full of antibiotics is disgusting and cruel.

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    • Rebecca Steckelberg FAIRFIELD, ID
      • about 2 years ago

      I know the dangers of misuse of antibiotics

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    • Luke Sokel LARSEN, WI
      • about 2 years ago

      For the health of future generations.

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    • Kisha Rosario CORONA, NY
      • about 2 years ago

      Concerned about what I'm feeding myself and my family in the long term

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