Plans Revealed to Ban Purchase of Chickens Treated with Antibiotics

December 10, 2014 12:02 PM

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Los Angeles Unified and five other major urban school districts have announced plans to prohibit the purchase of chickens that have been treated with antibiotics. These plans aim to strengthen student health.

According to supporters, the Urban School Food Alliance together purchases over $552 million of food and supplies yearly to provide for about 2.9 million students daily. The action by the Urban School Food Alliance will provide the food industry a major market incentive to decrease the utilization o...

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