Authors as Published

Ellen Maurer, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Public Health Candidate, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine; Amber Vallotton, Extension Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech; and Amy Pruden, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech

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This factsheet describes the possible fate of antibiotics from the farm to the fork. It also briefly discusses steps that are being taken to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria. 

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

October 26, 2017