A study published in Soil Science Society of America Journal shows that organic farming  emits fewer greenhouse gases and has lower global warming potential than conventional farming. The study...

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Use of antibiotics at low doses and over long periods of time for growth and prophylactic purposes in conventional livestock management is...

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The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is commonly attributed to the overuse of antibiotics in livestock. Antibiotics are fed to livestock at...

 

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A recent study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology found that antibiotic-resistant strains of the bacteria Staphylococcus...

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Workers exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria in an industrial hog operation in North Carolina were found to carry it with them for up to two weeks,...

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Widespread and indiscriminate feeding of antibiotics to livestock is commonplace in conventional farming systems, and has led to an increase in...

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A recent report from a Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education project demonstrates that organic medicinal treatments for...

A recent article published in the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation details the environmental and health effects associated with the agricultural use of growth hormones. The findings link the...

A new report by the CDC details the threats of antibiotic resistant diseases on the public.  One of the factors contributing to antibiotic resistance is the broad application of low doses of...

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A current project out of Germany called VetCAb (Veterinary Consumption of Antibiotics) is examining the total amount of antibiotics used in livestock...

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