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January 8, 2014
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...
July 8, 2013
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...
June 12, 2013
Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?
Cranberries may reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections, but their role in treating infections is limited.
June 10, 2013
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.
April 16, 2012
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.
October 18, 2010
Drug Residues in Meat
The U.S. Inspector General cites the USDA for failing to safeguard the meat supply from drug residues.
October 15, 2010
Toxic Megacolon Superbug
Clostridium difficile is another "superbug" found in the U.S. meat supply.
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