UCLA hospitals are taking a stand on a major food system issue in the U.S. by choosing to serve antibiotic-free, grass-fed beef and antibiotic-free chicken.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, 80 percent of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. are used for food-producing animals. There is a growing public health concern that the antibiotics are being used mostly to promote faster growth in otherwise healthy animals and to compensate for unsanitary and overcrowded living conditions.”

See the full article here. http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-hospitals-serve-up-antibiotic-free-beef-and-chicken