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Large Investors Urge World’s Largest Food Producers To Limit Antibiotic Use In Meat Supply

Financial Times: ‘Systemic’ antibiotics crisis troubles big investors
“Big investors managing $1 trillion of assets have called on the world’s largest food companies to end the excessive use of antibiotics in their meat supply chains, amid fears ‘systemic overuse’ of these drugs is damaging human health and hurting financial returns…” (Mooney, 4/10).

Reuters: Investor group launches campaign to curb antibiotic use in food
“…The move follows warnings from the World Health Organization that the world is moving towards a post-antibiotic era in which many infections would no longer be treatable because of the overuse of antibiotics…” (Jessop et al., 4/10).

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