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Tag: public health

7 Reasons to Celebrate Farmers Markets

This weekend draws to a close National Farmers Market Week and across the country, farmers markets will be celebrating through special events, contests, cooking demonstrations, tastings, and much more. Since [ … ]

Urgent: Tell the FDA to Stop Farm Antibiotic Abuse

Antibiotics are frequently abused on factory farms. Animals receive doses of human antibiotics aimed at increasing their growth and preventing disease. This practice is a public health danger, because over time it’s helping breed antibiotic resistant bacteria.

This Friday is the last day for public comment on the new FDA guideline limiting antibiotic use on farms.