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Thank You, Antibiotics, for Cheap Meat…and Superbugs

By Fredrica Syren: In a world where consumers want more for less money, it’s no wonder that businesses and producers feel that the way to make more money is by taking short cuts. The meat, egg, chicken and fish industries are no different: in their quest to produce more volume …

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Support An Organic and Local farm when Buying A Turkey This Season

By Fredrica Syren: In most households, a turkey is the centerpiece at the Thanksgiving meal. And there may be no better time than the harvest season to make the statement that you believe in serving good quality, fresh food to your family. Better still, you can do so by supporting local farmers …

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FDA Takes Steps To Remove Drugs from Pharmed Food

By Fredrica Syren: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally is taking steps towards stopping the use of antibiotics in animals used for meat. Antibiotics have been given to livestock since 1946 because studies showed that antibiotics make animals grow faster and put on weight more efficiently. It’s also used …

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