Tell McDonald’s to stop supersizing antibiotic resistance

Treating livestock with antibiotics is leading to a rise in drug-resistant superbugs

McDonald’s is pumping antibiotics into the meats used to make its famous burgers. The World Health Organization has warned that this practice could push us into a ‘post antibiotic era,’ in which the drugs we rely on for routine medical treatments no longer work. Investors have spoken out about these concerns. But McDonald’s isn’t listening.

Will you tell Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s CEO, to stop the excessive use of antibiotics? Use this link to email him.

Press Releases

  • Public join investors in telling McDonald’s: don’t supersize antibiotics, shareaction, August 12, 2016.
  • McDonald’s pressured to serve up global antibiotics ban, BBC News Business, 12 August 2016.

You might wish to watch those videos about antibiotics overuse in farming.

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