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Tell McDonald's: Stop Antibiotic Overuse
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, diet, drugs, antibiotic abuse, petitions )

- 6 hours ago -
Ask McDonald's to stop buying beef and pork from factory farms that misuse antibiotics.
48 Million Sickened Every Year By Cheap, Dirty Meat
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, factory farms, disease )

- 24 days ago -
If you live in the U.S., you're far more likely to get hit with salmonella or some other foodborne illness, than if you live in the U.K. You can thank the factory farm industry for that.
Antibiotics Are Weakening and Millions Will Feel the Damage If the Meat Industry Doesn't Change Its Ways
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, antibiotics, overuse, Big Agra, meat, sickness, infections )

- 120 days ago -
A recent report from the WHO describes the dangers humanity faces from overprescription of critical infection-fighting drugs, which has led to both superbugs and antibiotics' dwindling efficacy, making humans vulnerable to infections formerly benign.
Olive Garden Stop Serving Meat Raised With Routine Antibiotics - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Olive Garden, antibiotics, chicken, meat, petition )

- 280 days ago -
In the past year, big restaurant chains like McDonald's and Subway due to people speaking out are now convinced to make strong commitments to help protect antibiotics. These are major victories, but we can't stop now.
Those Burgers Aren't Just Making Us Fat - They're Messing With Our Immune Systems, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, meat, fast food, immunity, T cells, fat )

- 532 days ago -
New research reveals that high-fat diets can impair memory and make our immune systems attack our own bodies.
Did Neanderthals Die Out Because of the Paleo Diet?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Paleo, diet, Neanderthal, human, extinction, meat, eating, bad, diet, disease, death, cancer, food, health, humans, illness, prevention, nutrition, medicine, research, science, study, warning )

- 664 days ago -
I always had the feeling that the so called "paleo' diet was bad for human beings !
5 Disturbing Facts Big Food Doesn't Want You to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, preservatives, beef, chicken, shrimp, pork, diseases, antibiotics )

- 711 days ago -
A few inconvenient truths you might need to know before tucking into that next bite of shrimp, beef or bacon.
Don't Let North Carolina Hide Animal Cruelty Violations From the Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, safety, meat, poultry, North Carolina, petitions )

- 1045 days ago -
This bill affects people across our country because North Carolina is one of the biggest producers of chicken and other meat. Meat sold in the U.S. is already contaminated at high rates with dangerous bacteria because of poor practices and weak...
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, government, illness, health, food, Farm, Workers, Food Safety, chemical, meat )

- 1155 days ago -
It's estimated that up to 80% of all hogs in the U.S. are treated with this dangerous additive,2 yet countries across the globe -- from Asia to the EU -- have banned its use.
Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Label Pink Slime
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, beef, pink slime, FDA, labeling, meat )

- 1297 days ago -
Pink slime is back. The ammonia-treated beef additive made from grinding together unused scraps of beef and connective tissue is starting to make a major comeback, with sales up three-fold since 2012.
Tell Congressional Republicans: Stop the Use of Antibiotics in Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, factory farms, food, petitions, meat, drugs )

- 1325 days ago -
The gross overuse of antibiotics on factory farms has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," sickening millions and even killing many Americans every year. We urge you to pass critical legislation to prevent antibiotic resistance...
Mad Cow, Eye Cancer, Feces In Your Food? The Price of Cutting Back on Meat Inspectors
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, inspectors, inspections, USDA )

- 1480 days ago -
The USDA is cutting back on federal meat inspectors, allowing slaughterhouses to self-police, and already questions about the program are surfacing.
6 Nasty Drugs Your Meat Is On
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, meat, drugs )

- 1499 days ago -
American livestock is pumped full of harmful drugs, making our food dangerous and cruel at the same time.
Ground Beef Destined for School Lunches Recalled for 'Foreign Materials'
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, food, meat, beef, recall, safety, FSIS, USDA, children )

- 1639 days ago -
FSIS announced late Thursday that Central Valley Meat Company was recalling the products because it may contain small pieces of plastic.
Coming Soon: Franken Meats and Fish! GMO Approved!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, food, meat, fish, animals, warning, environment, diet, ethics, food, health, news, nutrition, research, science, abuse )

- 1797 days ago -
The first genetically modified meat and fish could be approved this summer. We do many things to which we cannot know what the consequences might be. Genetically modified foods is one of these things.

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