The Hidden Health Hazards of Factory Farms

The rise of factory farms, growing global demand for meat, and indiscriminate use of antibiotics has created new (and/or revived old) health hazards for humans.

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Current factory farm methods of raising livestock are creating health hazards: they encourage salmonella and other virulent microbes to develop antibiotic resistance.
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