More than 36 years ago the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) acknowledged there was a problem with the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. In March 2012, a lawsuit forced the FDA's hand. Last week (December 11, 2013), the FDA finally announced a plan to curb the routine use of sub-therapeutic doses of antibiotics to treat and fatten up livestock on factory farms. …
Did you know that the majority of holiday turkeys destined for your table can't fly or walk because they were kept in tight spaces and continuously fed antibiotics to make them fat? Did you also know that your Butterball turkey could actually make you sick? Scientists have determined that the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in turkey feed is producing antibiotic-resistant bugs. And…
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public…Read More
I work in an emergency room and I treat at least 3 people a day who have antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. 2 days ago I treated a 4 year old girl with MRSA. While over use of antibiotics in humans is a problem the fact is that the vast majority of antibiotics used in the USA is on farm…Read More
I remember when I was a child and a neighborhood boy younger than myself captured a cat, put it into an empty barrel, poured gaseline on it covered it wit a heavy grill and dropt in a match. when I went to put the cat out of its misery he threatened me as well. This far more serious than what the…Read More
we went shopping for a Turkey for Thanksgiving last night, and my girlfriend and I will be providing the Turkey for her whole family, which is about 20 people. She picked up a Butterball Turkey (because she recognized the brand), but we chose another brand because the Butterball Turkey did not say…Read More
Turkey's are getting so fat that the only way they can pro-create is through artificial insemination. Doesn't sound very natural to me.
Americans are sick from BAD corporate food. I know now that my ___ illness is probably bad food related, never drinking nor smoking or using OTC to drugs- and weight and hormone issues. EUROPEAN markets do not import AMERICAN FOOD due to impure practices and Monsanto the largest fake food seed…Read More