antibiotic resistant infections
As antibiotic resistant infections become more prevalent due to antibiotic use in livestock, health advocates turn to the White House for action.
Johns Hopkins University recently found that driving behind open-air poultry trucks can produce increased levels of antibiotic bacteria in and on the vehicles that follow.
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A natural kennel cough cure will be better for your pet and your wallet while not contributing to the antibiotic resistance problem.
The discovery of an uncommon remedy for blood poisoning in my pantry.
This coming Tuesday, March 17, new legislation will be introduced in an attempt to protect Americans from antibiotic resistance. The Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2009 will end the use of certain antibiotics in agriculture unless animals are sick.
According to FDA data, the quantity of antibiotics sold for livestock use in this country continues to rise, topping 29 million pounds in 2011. This has a direct effect on the efficacy these same drugs will have on us. Sam Spitz has personal experience with a resistant illness and FamilyFarmed.org asked him to tell his story. It’s a cautionary tale that should have us all making better food choices. Read how we can all influence the campaign to end the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and keep antibiotics working for us when we need them!
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Broadening your understanding of mold and mildew in the house will help you to eliminate this hazard to health and home value.
Consider grafting your favorite tomato varieties onto disease-resistant rootstock to foil soilborne diseases.
Comparing different home made do it yourself chicken carriers for the Tractor Supply animal swap this past Saturday. Reporting on edible mushroom cultivation harvest and what it takes to pick the right disease resistant apple variety.
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Let's quash, once and for all, the notion that only harmful chemicals can kill germs and bacteria. Hydrogen peroxide, tea tree oil and grapefruit seed extract are natural antibacterials that keep your home clean--and safeguard your family's health.