The Federal government wants to reduce unnecessary antibiotics in meat and poultry served in its cafeterias. Learn how they plan to make it happen.
Earlier this month, three Senators submitted a bill to require the FDA to report on data about the use of antimicrobial drugs in livestock.
When the Environmental Working Group (EWG) wrote about the FDA’s recent report on antibiotic-resistant bacteria in meat, the FDA took issue with some of the EWG’s interpretations, calling them oversimplified and misleading.
Americans may have a bird’s eye view to a lot of things, but U.S. citizens are largely kept in the dark regarding food safety issues, even if those issues have [ … ]
Our friends over at Uji Films are working on a new documentary about our food system, and it sheds light on an issue that’s really close to my heart: antibiotic abuse on factory farms.
A new study finds more methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in retail pork products than previously measured.
The meat industry has refused to accept that excessive antibiotic use in agriculture is to blame for the dramatic increase in antibiotic resistance. But recent research is working to combat that argument.
Finding sustainable sources of seafood is becoming increasingly difficult. Should you buy farmed or wild caught? And what are the most sustainable choices? I’ve talked about sustainable seafood before, and [ … ]