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Antibiotics and Food Production

As Laurie writes today in her HuffPost piece, “We are dishing out 80 percent of our antibiotics on the animals we eat. Much of those antibiotics are used to make the animals grow faster, not to treat them for infections…Without having debated it or voted on it, or decided as a nation, we are giving away our chances to save one of most precious medicines man has ever developed for human use. Medicines we know we are going to need for our children, our elderly parents, our loved ones.”

Read the rest of Laurie David’s article at The Huffington Post.

LINK » “Antibiotics and Food Production: Are We Feeding a Health Crisis and Squandering the Cure?”


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