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'Raised without antibiotics', 'Hormone-free'… Have you ever wondered what these claims might mean for your health or for the health of farm animals? In this episode, we sit down with Steven Roche and Dan Shock from ACER consulting and address some of the confusion around antibiotic resistance. We discuss how and when antibiotics are used in agriculture, what that means for humans and how we can mitigate the effects of antibiotic resistance. 

Interested in learning more? Check out this video suggested by Steven and Dan where scientists at the Harvard Medical School filmed bacteria's maneuvers as they develop resistance to antibiotics.

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