Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Latest News Concerning Antibiotics in Our Livestock

Could it be? Is Big Agriculture about to lose the battle over antibiotics in animals? Someone must have left off a zero on the check to the lobbyists.

From an article in yesterday's New York Times:

"[A]fter decades of debate, the Food and Drug Administration appears poised to issue its strongest guidelines on animal antibiotics yet, intended to reduce what it calls a clear risk to human health. They would end farm uses of the drugs simply to promote faster animal growth and call for tighter oversight by veterinarians."
Click here to read more about what will hopefully be a major step in the right direction for our food supply and our health.

This would be huge!

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