15 Aug '11, 9am

Farm Transparency and Sustainable Food Production

Farm Transparency and Sustainable Food Production

Documenting and helping to promote the work of conscientious farmers and food producers has been rewarding and we’ve learned things about the process we did not know. We learned that the use of prophylactic antibiotics is what enables standard, conventional farm operations to crowd and constrain animals. There is also good evidence to support the claim that antibiotic use in meat production is creating powerful treatment resistant strains of dangerous and potentially lethal pathogens. We also learned that raising animals according to organic standards can increase their welfare even more.

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2011/08/15/farm-transparancy-su...

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