Feb 27 2023
Special Episode: How States can Protect Life-saving Antibiotics
For our February episode, you'll hear the recording of a recent PIRG webinar, "How States can Protect Life-saving Antibiotics". First, each panelist, listed below, shares his/her perspective on the antibiotic resistance crisis. Next, the group explores the connection between antibiotic resistance and animal agriculture through moderator and audience questions. Finally, the panel turns to state action, including the Transparent and Responsible Antibiotic Use Act, which has recently been introduced in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly. You'll hear from:Matt Wellington, Public Health Campaigns Director, PIRGRaya Carr, Shepherdess and Events & Project Coordinator, Mint Creek FarmMadeleine Kleven, Safe and Healthy Food Program Associate, FACTDr. Sameer Patel, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Director, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of ChicagoTune in here to listen to the discussion!