Oakland Unified School District

Starting next fall, U.S. schools will have a new option for the type of chicken they purchase for school lunches. School Food FOCUS (Food Options for Children in the United States) and The Pew Charitable Trusts worked together to create the new Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use (CRAU) standard which will be verified by the Department of Agriculture. The standard allows producers to use antibiotics only under the supervision of a veterinarian and only to appropriately control and treat disease, not to promote growth. http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-school-lunch-tray-white-background-image11167197The public health community is concerned that the more antibiotics are used in any setting, the more
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