What Matters Productions team up with U.S. PIRG and the U.S. PIRG ED FUND to create this 60 sec spot, urging the publics to put pressure on fast food chains and government to get antibiotics out of healthy farm animals.
Written, Directed, & Produced by Quinn Wilson
Produced by Caullen Hudson
Cinemtography by Jamieson Mulholland
Editing by Ben Winters
'Every year 2,000,000 America get sick and at least 23,000 die from antibiotic-resistant bacteria.' Further 'Much of the antibiotic use in animals in unnecessary, inappropriate, and makes every less safe' - Center For Disease Control and Prevention. Basically what happens is farmers give antibiotics to farm animals even it they are not sick, to save $$. Then kids/elderly are eating fast food with antibiotics in the meat. When they get sick, the doctors prescribe antibiotics that the persons system is used to, ergo they are weak and ineffective.
Since the creation of this video, the following companies who have changed their practices: Wendy's, Subway, McDonalds, Chick-Fil-A, Panera Bread, Noodles n Company.