It's time for McDonald's to follow through on its antibiotics commitment

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski:

Antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" sicken millions of Americans each year, and kill tens of thousands. One of the primary ways these dangerous bacteria develop is through the overuse of our medically important antibiotics in animal agriculture.

More than three years ago, your company committed to help stop the dangerous overuse of antibiotics in food agriculture by setting clear targets on reducing the use of these lifesaving medicines in your beef supply chain.

I strongly urge you to follow through on your commitment and begin phasing out medically important antibiotics from your beef operations.