Your Food Just Got A Little Healthier

California just became the first state to ban antibiotics in livestock. No longer will the state’s farmers be able to pump their cows, chickens, and pigs, with human antibiotics to spur growth and prevent the spread of disease in unhealthy living conditions. Those drugs can create superbugs that won’t respond to regular antibiotics, and end […]

Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken

one of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super resistance resistance to not just one class of drugs like penicillin but resistance to multiple classes of drugs so-called multi drug-resistant bacteria in the 2013 FDA retail meat report more than a quarter of the Salmonella found contaminating retail chicken breasts […]

Injecting Yourself with Killer Bacteria

Whether they’re talking about people or animals, looks can be deceiving. The most innocent-looking critters can pack a huge punch. Take this tiny fish. Pretty cute, right? Or maybe it’d look like a tasty snack if you were a predator in a reef. At least, until it reveals a pair of sharp fangs in its […]