“Squashing Superbugs” Calls for a Reduction in the Misuse of Antibiotics

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.

Squashing Superbugs in the Livestock Industry

The fight against superbugs requires us to reconsider our use of antibiotics in livestock.

Reducing the Misuse of Antibiotics

The food system is contributing to antibiotic resistance. But we can change that.

Squashing Superbugs: Building Resilience in Livestock Production

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.

Food Systems Feeding the Next Superbug?

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.

Opinion | The Rise of the Superbugs—and Why Industrial Farming Is to Blame

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?

Food, Business, and Sustainability: An Intersection Revolutionizing the Food System

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.

Vote With Your Turkey: How Your Holiday Purchase Can Save Lives

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.