Perdue Farms Eliminates Routine Use of All Antibiotics

October 7, 2016

Perdue Farms announced that it completed the final step away from the routine use of any antibiotics in its chicken production by eliminating all use of animal-only antibiotics. This comes two years after Perdue became the first major poultry company to stop routinely giving its chickens antibiotics also used in human medicine.

No Antibiotics Ever gives consumers clarity and transparency

“Stopping the routine use of human antibiotics was a big step, and addresses pressing concerns in the medical community,” says Chairman Jim Perdue. “But it didn’t answer the basic consumer question: was this chicken raised with antibiotics? ‘No Antibiotics Ever’