Thursday, August 11, 2011

Another Reason To Go Organic

Organic agriculture fights the spread of antibiotic resistent bacteria.  A new study confirms that the wide-spread use of antibiotics on livestock causes naturally occuring microbes to become resistent to drugs.  The new study, was headed by Amy Sapkota of the University of Maryland and published in Environmental Health Perspectives.

1 comment:

  1. I read that one reason girls are starting their periods earlier than it used to be is the growth hormones used in animals and then when it is eaten by young people, it affects their maturation.