Blog posts tagged in antibiotics
About 80% of antibiotics produced in the U.S. are given to farm animals. This practice is:
Bad for Human Health
This overuse of antibiotics encourages the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria strains by giving bacteria resistant to the antibiotics a better chance of survival.
Because the an...
A national consumer-advocacy group is asking grocer Trader Joe's to stop selling meat from animals raised on antibiotics.
Consumers Union took out full-page ads Monday in The Denver Post and the Boulder Daily Camera, saying, "Trader Joe's, be an industry leader: Get your meat off antibiotics."
Discover the real difference between organic foods and their traditionally grown counterparts when it comes to nutrition, safety and price.
Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that's created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. ...