Tell Congress: Save Antibiotics for Medicine, Not Factory Farms

Factory farms make me sick

Factory farms are a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria — superbugs — that are creating a serious public health crisis. Today, 80% of antibiotics used in the U.S. are used on factory farms. It is now common practice on factory farms to feed animals regular, low doses of antibiotics even when they're not sick — largely to compensate for stressful, crowded, filthy conditions.

Many of these antibiotics are the same drugs that we rely on to treat infections in people. Two million Americans experience antibiotic-resistant infections every year, resulting in at least 23,000 deaths.

But there's a solution, and you can help.

Sign below to send a message directly to your members of Congress encouraging them to pass legislation to end the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

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Dear [Congress members],



Please pass H.R.1552 / S.621 to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms and save antibiotics for medicine.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]