The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has known for more than 12 years (36 years, by some accounts) that the routine use of antibiotics in livestock is harmful to human health. What has it done to protect you? Nada. According to the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) "Antibiotic Resistance Threat Report," published in September 2013, two million American adults and children become…
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public…Read More
As young doctors, we were taught in the sixties to try to discourage people from taking antibiotics unless they were really needed, since unnecessary exposure, in addition to being useless, increases a person's chances of developing some allergy that would make it impossible to use the drug later.…Read More
On December 11, 2013, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (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.
But the mostly voluntary, loophole-riddled “plan” falls far short of what scientists say…Read More
Antibiotic overuse in livestock is creating a serious public health disaster! Tell the FDA: We need a mandatory ban on sub-therapeutic…Read More
Antibiotics are ruining our bodies ! Super bugs are the by product.....