With increasing numbers of antibiotic-resistant bacterias found this year, we’ve reached what some are calling the end of antibiotics– and this is directly related to industrial animal agriculture.
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Carl’s Jr. ‘s All-Natural Burger is made from grass-fed, free-range beef and that has no added hormones, steroids, or antibiotics. Hype or Progress?
The Federal government wants to reduce unnecessary antibiotics in meat and poultry served in its cafeterias. Learn how they plan to make it happen.
The Environmental Working Group has rated more than 80,000 products in its new Food Scores app to help you buy the best foods for your body. Check it out.
Great news: Perdue has stopped its use of antibiotics in chicken hatcheries — the end of a 12-year project to eliminate the use of unnecessary antibiotics.
Tell Trader Joe’s to stop selling meat that’s been given antibiotics. A new campaign by CALPIRG needs your help to make Trader Joe’s meat better by getting rid of meat that’s been given antibiotics. The consumer action group is concerned that antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise and warnings from the medical community are going […]
Can large-scale meat production survive without antibiotics use in livestock to accelerate growth and prevent disease? The Dutch are giving it a try.
What’s new in food news? Great things and foolish things! Veganism boosts sexytime, organics go mainstream, and states take action against agricultural abuse of antibiotics. Meanwhile the GMO labeling battle rages, the biotech industry throws well-funded hissyfits, and U.S. trade suffers because we can’t get our GMO problem under control. Read on, for the week’s best and worst news in food!
You’ve seen the ads on TV for all-you-can-eat shrimp buffets. Shrimp, once a special treat that you’d get once in a while on a summer seaside vacation, has turned into cheap fast-food like McDonald’s hamburgers. And like fast-food burgers, cheap shrimp is an ecological disaster.
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.
Avoiding meat that has been raised with unnecessary antibiotics isn’t impossible, but it does take a little effort.
I’ve learned a lot about how most beef is produced in this country, and the facts horrify me. Learn about grass-fed versus grain-fed beef in this infographic.
Agricultural overuse of antibiotics poses serious risks to public health, in terms of facilitating emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and ‘superbugs.’ But wait, there’s more! Agricultural antibiotics in the food supply may also fatten up human beings, right along with the farmed animals they eat.