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Tackling waste in the global food supply chain - The Guardian

Tackling waste in the global food supply chain - The Guardian | Animal Welfarists | Scoop.it
The Guardian Tackling waste in the global food supply chain The Guardian Nowhere is the interconnectedness of food waste and food security more acute than in developing countries where poor diets, hunger, inadequate infrastructure and food...

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New Attempts Made to Kick Antibiotics Out of Factory Farms

New Attempts Made to Kick Antibiotics Out of Factory Farms | Animal Welfarists | Scoop.it

In an attempt to save modern-day medicine, a microbiologist who serves in Congress is reintroducing an updated version of her Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA).


The legislation is a mouthful, but in essence it aims to curb the use of antibiotics in factory farm settings because the unnecessary overuse is breeding hard-to-kill supergerms, rendering many of our most important antibiotics useless for human ailments. It would end farmers' practice of giving antibiotics to animals that aren't sick.


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Rethink Easter gift of a live pet, animal advocates say - The Tennessean

Rethink Easter gift of a live pet, animal advocates say - The Tennessean | Animal Welfarists | Scoop.it
Rethink Easter gift of a live pet, animal advocates say The Tennessean Easter Bunnies: Clover Patch Sanctuary offers refuge to rabbits after the have been discarded by families that have taken on more than they can handle.
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Antibiotics and the Meat We Eat - New York Times

Antibiotics and the Meat We Eat - New York Times | Animal Welfarists | Scoop.it
Antibiotics and the Meat We Eat
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In 2011, drugmakers sold nearly 30 million pounds of antibiotics for livestock — the largest amount yet recorded and about 80 percent of all reported antibiotic sales that year.
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This is and will always have a negative impact on human health.

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