Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: antibiotics

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

McDonald’s announces new antibiotic use reduction policy in beef, a first-of-its-kind

"With Washington asleep at the wheel on this rising health threat, leadership in the marketplace is essential."

Critical antibiotics still used on US farm animals despite superbug crisis

The FDA is planning to release data on pharmaceutical sales for animal antibiotics for 2017 this December, which will give more indication as to how well the new regulations are working.

Catastrophic antibiotic threat from food

As with improper and excessive pesticide use, the abuse of antibiotics is mainly of concern when it affects national reputations abroad and related export earnings.

Revealed: How Dirty Production of NHS Drugs Helps Create Superbugs

Active ingredients used in antibiotics get into the local soil and water systems, leading to bacteria in the environment becoming resistant to the drugs.

The Corporate Food Industry Continues to Fight Animal Reforms

Big food fighting FDA when it comes to food and animal safety.

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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with coal ash

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Donald Trump is America’s shadow

So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.

Former police officer sentenced to prison for excessive force and obstruction

“Officers aren’t only expected to enforce the law in their communities, they are expected to follow it themselves.”