Meat Kills, and Going Vegan Won't Help

Our very own food editor, Willy Blackmore, talks with Meghan and Jacob about the meat industry's involvement in antibiotic-resistant infections.
Jul 2, 2014·
Samantha Cowan is an associate editor for culture.

The meat industry accounts for 80 percent of antibiotic use in the U.S. Livestock's chronic exposure has led to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that will result in 23,000 deaths this year.

TakePart Food Editor Willy Blackmore breaks down the ways common illnesses can become life-threatening and why cutting out meat from your diet won't solve the problem.

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