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  • Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken
    Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken
    The level of multi-drug antibiotic resistant bacteria contamination is compared between meat from animals raised conventionally and certified organic meat from animals raised without being fed...
  • Past the Age of Miracles: Facing a Post-Antibiotic Age
    Past the Age of Miracles: Facing a Post-Antibiotic Age
    The Director-General of the World Health Organization warns that we may be facing an end to modern medicine as we know it thanks in part to the mass feeding of antibiotics to farm animals to...
  • Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?
    Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?
    Cranberries may reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections, but their role in treating infections is limited.
  • Avoiding Chicken To Avoid Bladder Infections
    Avoiding Chicken To Avoid Bladder Infections
    Handling chicken can lead to the colonization of one's colon with antibiotic resistant E. coli that may result in bladder infections in women.
  • Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
  • Drug Residues in Meat
    Drug Residues in Meat
    The U.S. Inspector General cites the USDA for failing to safeguard the meat supply from drug residues.
  • Toxic Megacolon Superbug
    Toxic Megacolon Superbug
    Clostridium difficile is another "superbug" found in the U.S. meat supply.