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Your USDA suppliers can send sick and dying animals (beef/pork/chickens) into our food supply!

Your USDA suppliers can send sick and dying animals (beef/pork/chickens) into our food supply!

Politicians in Iowa bowed to corporate pressure when they passed a law designed to stifle public debate and keep consumers in the dark. Instead of confronting animal cruelty on factory farms, the top egg- and pork-producing state is now in the business of covering it up. As one of the people this new law is designed to silence, I'm concerned that Iowa is shooting the messenger while letting the real criminals go unpunished. HF 589 (PDF), better known as the "Ag Gag" law, criminalizes investigative journalists and animal protection advocates who take entry-level jobs at factory farms in order to...

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我哋食嘅肉同埋菜裏面有抗生素, 究竟問題有幾大??? In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists from the Kishony Lab at HMS and Technion have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move

我哋食嘅肉同埋菜裏面有抗生素, 究竟問題有幾大??? In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists from the Kishony Lab at HMS and Technion have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move

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In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists from the Kishony Lab at HMS and Technion (www.technion.ac.il/en/) have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move as they become impervious to drugs. The experiments are thought to provide the first large-scale glimpse of the maneuvers of bacteria as they encounter increasingly higher doses of antibiotics and adapt to survive—and thrive—in them. Read the full story at hms.harvard.edu/news/bugs-film Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/s1w4up Follow on LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/04vRgY Website: https://hms.harvard.edu

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The hidden cost of hamburgers

Grain-fed beef Hamburger

The hidden cost of hamburgers

Americans love hamburgers -- we eat about three burgers a week. But what are the hidden environmental costs? See sources from the Center for Investigative Reporting. http://cironline.org/reports/hidden-c...

Directed and produced by Carrie Ching, Reported by Sarah Terry-Cobo and Carrie Ching, Illustrated and animated by Arthur Jones.

This animation is part of The Food for 9 Billion series, a yearlong look at the challenge of feeding the world at a time of social and environmental change.

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The Cost of Corn-Fed Cattle - Report by Wall Street Journal

The Cost of Corn-Fed Cattle - Report by Wall Street Journal

Watch out meat-lovers. With corn prices doubling since last year, industrial-scale farmers with corn-fed cattle are searching for ways to cut feeding costs -- by introducing cheaper recipes. WSJ's Matt Rivera reports. (July 14)

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How Much Are Antibiotics Used in Your Meat?

Antibiotics Beef Grass-Fed

How Much Are Antibiotics Used in Your Meat?

Antibiotics in meat is no secret...but is the meat industry hiding what they are putting into our food?

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