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The Search for Alternatives to Antibiotics

The Search for Alternatives to Antibiotics

The search is on for an alternative to antibiotic usage in food and livestock. The global public health threat is one of many reasons scientists are looking into alternatives. Some alternatives include phytochemicals, which are natural chemicals found in plants that are thought to be benefit to health. The threat of wide-spread antibiotic resistance bacteria is a concern for both consumers and farmers.

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