Restricting antibiotics in livestock

July 1, 2009

PCC joined 354 health, agriculture, environment, animal protection, religious, and other interest groups to sign on in support of the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA, H.R. 1549/S. 619).

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Limiting antibiotics in livestock

To U.S. Congressional representatives from Washington state, re: urging support for the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (H.R. 2562), limiting antibiotics in feed for livestock to prevent development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.