July 17th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
More interesting news to ponder over a cup of coffee: new research shows that coffee and tea drinkers have lower levels of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their noses than non-coffee or tea drinkers.
Read More:Sip on This: Coffee Decreases Risk of Antibiotic Resistant MRSA Infection By Half
May 3rd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Last year, test results were released that showed alarming levels of several types of drugs and antibiotics in dairy cows throughout the country. The FDA has plans to address the issue through some comprehensive testing measures, but Idaho dairy farmers, who raise more than half a million dairy cows each year, decided not to wait for the feds and began conducting their own testing. Except, it seems no records of their testing or strategy meetings actually exist.
Read More:Illegal Levels of Drugs and Antibiotics Found in Nation’s Dairy Cows