Antibiotic resistance is emerging as one of the biggest threats to public health. During a recent event, co-hosted by Food Tank, experts argue there is still time to act.
The fight against superbugs requires us to reconsider our use of antibiotics in livestock.
Presented by Applegate and Food Tank, this event will bring together foremost experts to discuss antibiotic resistance, a public health and food systems crisis precipitated by antibiotic overuse in livestock. The event will be moderated by journalist Jane Black and Food Tank’s president Danielle Nierenberg.
Investigating outbreaks of Candida auris in different parts of the world stirs talks about the abuse of fungicides in crops and increased resistance to drugs in humans and fungi.
The power of antibiotics is diminishing. As farmers and agribusiness leaders still rely on antibiotics to keep their livestock healthy, should they be concerned for the future?
Kristen Rainey works to fight food waste and promote plant-based diets at Google. She spoke with Food Tank about the biggest problems she sees in today’s food system, and discussed innovative solutions to these challenges.
Americans eat approximately 40 million turkeys on Thanksgiving and another 22 million for Christmas. Consumers have an opportunity this holiday season to help move turkey producers away from misusing life-saving medicines.