April 17th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
A new report released by the Environmental Working Group finds an alarming amount of the meat sold in U.S. supermarkets and restaurants contain high levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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March 20th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Antibiotics have come a long way since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928—so far in fact that they may become obsolete due to their inability to treat minor infections, cites a recent warning from the World Health Organization at a conference in Copenhagen last week.
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February 1st, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Deadly strains of the antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) are present in the nation’s meat supply, according to a new report published in the journal PLoS ONE titled, “MRSA in Conventional and Alternative Retail Pork Products.”
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