29 Jan '14, 2am

NRDC Report Shows High Risk Antibiotics are Used On Livestock in US #antibiotics

NRDC Report Shows High Risk Antibiotics are Used On Livestock in US #antibiotics

By using FDA documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the NRDC found that the “agency allowed 30 potentially harmful antibiotics – 18 rated as ‘high-risk ‘ by the FDA itself – to remain on the market for uses as additives in livestock feed and water.” In 2001, “FDA experts began reviewing the 30 livestock feed additives already in use that contained penicillin or tetracyclines.” The internal FDA documents uncovered by the NRDC show that agency experts found that 26 of the 30 additives had never even met the initial 1973 safety criteria, which “required drug manufacturers to prove the safety of antibiotics used in animal feed and water.” Also, the agency found that “18 of the 30 additives posed a “high risk” of exposing human beings to antibiotic-resistant bacteria through the food chain.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/01/28/nrdc-report-shows-high...

Tweets

Singapore High commission of India venue was us...

twitter.com 30 Jan '14, 3pm

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji Dolphin Hunt via @ecorazzi

Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji...

ecorazzi.com 29 Jan '14, 2am

Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji Dolphin Hunt 1 Tweet by Amanda Just January 28, 2014 Categories: Animals ,...

EMPTIES: Products I've Used Up (Jan 2014)

frmheadtotoe.com 01 Feb '14, 3pm

1. My favorite sun screen is DHC's. But it's perfect for oily skin. My skin is really oily. 2. I've used Sunrider's lotion...