The MHA Antibiotic Stewardship Commitment pledges signatory hospitals to purchasing meat raised without the use of routine antibiotics

The MHA Antibiotic Stewardship Commitment pledges signatory hospitals to purchasing meat raised without the use of routine antibiotics.

29 Massachusetts hospitals take antibiotic-free pledge

Institutions sign pledge that commits them to purchase and serve at least one meat item that is raised without routine antibiotics.

A total of 29 hospitals in the state have signed the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) Antibiotic Stewardship Commitment that commits them to purchase and serve at least one meat item that is raised without routine antibiotics.

The pledge, a collaboration with the Health Care Without Harm movement, accords with the Centers for Disease Control’s assertion that rising rates of antibiotic resistance are the "most pressing public health concern of our time.” Government statis

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