Ask your governor: Save antibiotics, stop their overuse on factory farms

Antibiotic overuse breeds superbugs that already kill tens of thousands of Americans every year. What's behind this overuse? Two-thirds of all the medically important antibiotics that are sold in the U.S. each year go to meat production, and producers routinely dose their livestock even when they aren't sick.

States can help put a stop to this. Tell your governor to support a law that allows the use of medically important antibiotics on livestock only to treat a sick animal or to control a verified disease outbreak.

Subject: Save our medicines: Stop the overuse of antibiotics on industrial farms