"A growing body of scientific research links antibiotic use in animals to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria: in the animals’…Read More

Imagining the Post-Antibiotics Future

Medium
Medical procedures may involve a high risk of infections, but our everyday lives are pretty risky too. One of the first people to receive penicillin experimentally was a British policeman, Albert Alexander. He was so riddled with infection that his scalp oozed pus and one eye had to be removed. The source of his illness: scratching his face on a…Read More

The misuse of antibiotics on factory farms puts the health of your kids and ours — of all of us — at risk.

Antibiotic use in agriculture encourages superbugs

baltimoresun.com
It's hard to imagine that something as distant as a feedlot could have an impact on our health. After all, industrial farming operations are located far from where many of us live. But the recent news of an antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak from poultry products produced in California but distributed in a number of states, as well as a…Read More

We must be more aware of the food we put in our bodies. Please sign this petition.

PORQUE LOS ANIMALES EN LAS GRANJAS INDUSTRIALES SUFREN MUCHO, NO SE LES PERMITE ESTAR AL AIRE LIBRE DISFRUTANDO DE LA HIERBA BAJO SUS PIES, ESCARBAR Y CORRER, NO PUEDEN DAR LA VUELTA, SON PATEADOS POR LOS TRABAJADORES, CUANDO NACEN SUS CRIAS SON GOLPEADAS, ARRASTRADAS Y ASESINADAS Y SON ENGORDADOS…Read More

Two former FDA commissioners urged The White House today: “We have more than enough scientific evidence to justify curbing the rampant use…Read More

Former FDA Commishs To White House: Limit Antibiotics In Livestock

Pharmalive
A pair of former FDA commissioners has written a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget to urge the Obama administration to end the use of antibiotics in food-producing livestock for preventing disease and fattening the animals. The missive, which was sent today by David Kessler and Donald Kennedy, is the latest attempt to…Read More
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