How Should the Food System Change? – Lance Price

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From my perspective as a microbiologist, as a public health person, one of the main things you can do to change the food system is to quit giving industrial animals antibiotics to make them grow faster, to prevent diseases that are occurring because of the way that we’re raising them. Raise animals in a way that makes them healthy so they don’t need antibiotics. Because what happens is using those antibiotics creates superbugs that can then spread to people.

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