Union of concerned scientists: 2012
Bugs, Drugs, and Pigs: “Killer” Bacteria Found in Midwest Hog CAFOs
Since his painful personal experience with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Missouri hog farmer Russ Kremer has led the way in producing and marketing quality pork from without using unnecessary antibiotics.
Video: May 31, 2011
Whole Foods / Heritage Acres Foods
Russ Kremer speaks out on buying local and raising heritage hogs on a fifth generation farm.
Article: December 14, 2011
The Delicious Truth Blog
Russ Kremer tells antiobiotic-resistant infection story again.
Huffington Post: December 14, 2011
Going Hog Wild: Weaning Antibiotic-resistant bugs out of pork
After nearly succumbing to an antibiotic-resistant infection contracted from one of his hogs, Russ Kremer went cold turkey.
Article: December 19, 2011
Institute for Agriculture & Trade policy
Russ Kremer is co-founder and president of Ozark Mountain Pork Cooperative, which now has 92 producers who provide about 1,400 antibiotic-free hogs per year.
Article & Video: May 2010
For one herd of heritage breed swine, life on Russ Kremer’s family farm in Osage County, Missouri, is hog heaven.
NBC News: December 29, 2009
Drug-resistant infections lurk in meat we eat
Animals routinely fed antibiotics harbor virulent germs that jump to people.
Newsweek Magazine / The daily beast: May 3, 2008
A Chain That Pigs Would Die For
Can food be fast—and fastidious? Chipotle Mexican Grill insists on humanely raised meat.
RiverFront Times: November 26, 2008
The Pope of pork
In tiny towns across Missouri, old-school hog farming stages a comebackand at tables across the nation, diners rejoice.
The New York Times: May 16, 2006
Many Little Piggies, Handled With Care
In 2004, Heritage Acres Pork was certified by the Humane Farm Animal Care Association (funded partly by the Humane Society) to use the “Certified Humane Raised and Handled” label on its products.