Report from Pediatric Group Addresses Agriculture's Use of Antibiotics
A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says the unnecessary use of antibiotics in animals raised for food endangers medicine's ability to treat infections in young patients.
The ENGAGE Resource Center provides a platform for those in agriculture and the food industry to actively respond to issues or misinformation in the media, or online. Through this program, those in the industry serve as a “voice of reason” for situations that call for those involved in today's food system to “set the record straight” through immediate and thorough response.
There's been a lot of discussion about Colony Collapse Disorder and the role agriculture may play in the decline of the honey bee population. Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD, relates to rapid loss of an adult bee population with the absence of dead bees in and around affected colonies, while the queen bee and younger worker bees are still present.
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has issued a report assessing processed meat as a carcinogen and red meat as a probable carcinogen.Read Article