Five New Meat MythCrusher Videos
September 26, 2014

The American Meat Institute and the American Meat Science Association this week released a series of five new Meat MythCrusher videos each addressing common myths surrounding antibiotic use in livestock and poultry production and antibiotic resistance.

Myths discussed in the latest videos include: 80 Percent of Antibiotics are Used in Animals, Antibiotics are Used in Animal Agriculture to Cover Up for Unsanitary Conditions, Antibiotics are Primarily Used for Growth Promotion, Animal Agriculture is the Biggest Contributor to Antibiotic Resistance and Denmark has Eliminated Antibiotic Resistance by Banning Use of Antibiotics for Growth Promotion.

All of the videos and more are available at

Reprinted in part from NIAA