Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Could a User Fee Curb Excessive Antibiotics Use?

Summit County Citizens Voice
Cattle on a prairie feed lot. PLT photo.

Massive use of antibiotics for food (livestock) production is only marginally beneficial and poses a huge long-term risk to human health, researchers in Canada say. Details here.

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Agriculture replaces fossil fuels as largest human source of sulfur to the environment

PHYS ORG A PinP photo. Historically, coal-fired power plants were the largest source of reactive sulfur, a component of acid rain, ...