Take Action: Be A Citizen
    March 23, 2012
    Take Action: Be A Citizen

    So what can you do to help stop the misuse of antibiotics and prevent the growth of superbugs? (more…)…

    The Real Cost of Food and Why You Should "Vote with Your Dollars"
    March 22, 2012
    The Real Cost of Food and Why You Should “Vote with Your Dollars”

    Now that we've talked about how to identify meat and poultry products raised without antibiotics, it's time to get real. Antibiotic free food costs more. Organic food (and choosing organic is one of t…

    What to Look for On a Label
    March 21, 2012
    What to Look for On a Label

    Did you know that meat labeled as "natural" can come from animals that are routinely given antibiotics in their food and water? In fact, the word "natural" isn't even regulated by the FDA or USDA -- a…

    What's a Superbug?
    March 20, 2012
    What’s a Superbug?

    Yesterday I introduced some pretty scary statistics about antibiotic resistance and today I want to go into more depth about how it all works. (more…)…

    The Link Between Farms, Foodborne Illness, and Antibiotic Resistance
    March 19, 2012
    The Link Between Farms, Foodborne Illness, and Antibiotic Resistance

    Here's a scary statistic: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 48 million cases of foodborne illness in the United States every year, causing 3,000 deaths and 128,000…