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Meat and Medication

I published a chapter on this topic 3 years ago, but somehow it is still news... If we have made great strides in medicine limiting the use of antibiotics in humans, shouldn't we get more proactive about the same in farm animals?

Farm Use of Antibiotics Defies Scrutiny

The numbers released quietly by the federal government this year were alarming. A ferocious germ resistant to many types of antibiotics had increased tenfold on chicken breasts, the most commonly eaten meat... Read More