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.
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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.
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Article: December 14, 2011

The Delicious Truth Blog

Russ Kremer tells antiobiotic-resistant infection story again.
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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.
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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.
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Article & Video: May 2010

Farm Aid

For one herd of heritage breed swine, life on Russ Kremer’s family farm in Osage County, Missouri, is hog heaven.
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NBC News: December 29, 2009

Drug-resistant infections lurk in meat we eat

Animals routinely fed antibiotics harbor virulent germs that jump to people.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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