It’s no secret that mass-produced meat is loaded with antibiotics. Friends of the Earth released a new report grading how America’s top restaurant chains use antibiotics in meat and poultry.
Meat producers have fed growth-promoting antibiotics to food animals for decades. Recently, scientists have raised concerns that, in conjunction with the general over-use of antibiotics in humans, this utilization of “sub-therapeutic” levels of antibiotics in food animals may lead to serious health problems for people.
The most recent report from the CDC shows that over two million Americans get antibiotic-resistant infections yearly.
In today’s article you will find out 10 of the biggest US fast food and restaurant chain offenders in terms of the use of antibiotics inside their foods.
The American Academy of Pediatrics claims that extortionate use of antibiotics in animals can actually make bacterias like Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. Coli resistant to drugs.
Repeated and improper uses of antibiotics are primary causes of the escalation in drug-resistant bacteria. While antibiotics should be used to treat bacterial infections, they truly are not effective against viral infections such as the common cold, most sore throats, and the flu.
Here is the full list:
1 . Arby’s
3. Buffalo Wild Wings
4. Burger King
6. Dairy Queen
8. Domino’s Pizza
9. Dunkin’ Donuts
10. Jack In The Box