Antibiotic Resistance
and the Food Supply

"People infected with drug-resistant organisms are more likely to have longer and more expensive hospital stays, and [are] more likely to die as a result of infection." – CDC, 2010


Since 2000, citizens in the United States have experienced 30 multi-drug resistant foodborne outbreaks. Twenty-one (70%) outbreaks involved a pathogen with resistance to five or more antibiotics.

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