On this episode of Eating Matters host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet discuss the prevalence and repercussions of antibiotic use in our food system. Emilie Aguirre, an Academic Fellow at the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy at UCLA’s School of Law, provides an overview of the current regulatory landscape and what conscious consumers need to know.

beef cattle factory farm

A beef cattle feedlot. (Source: flickr)

Later on the show, we speak with Ben Simon, co-founder & CEO of Imperfect Produce, an innovative ugly produce company based in San Francisco.