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Chicago restaurant owners stand against antibiotic use in livestock

by Kate Rooney
Jul 17, 2014


Some of the city's top chefs and restaurant owners are urging congress to pass legislation that would ban non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock production. The Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition and members of City Hall are calling for congress to pass the bill. Until then, these restaurant owners are asking customers to "vote with their dollars."