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No Matter What the FDA Says – Clear This Out of Your Fridge

By Dr Mercola

Excerpts: For those who aren’t aware, about 80 percent of all the antibiotics produced are used in agriculture — not only to fight infection, but  to promote unhealthy (though profitable) weight gain.

Unfortunately, this practice is also contributing to the alarming spread of antibiotic-resistant disease – a serious problem that the FDA acknowledged in a 2010 draft guidance, which also proposed that livestock producers STOP using “subtherapeutic,” small doses of antibiotics in animal feed:
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Multidrug-resistant meat contaminations spoil holiday meals; prompt recalls

Tyson recalls 41,000 pounds of ground beef; Hannaford nearly all

By Rady Ananda
Food Freedom

Per the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, on Dec. 20, Tyson Meats, Inc. recalled 41,000 pounds of its ground beef from 16 states, suspecting an E. coli O157:H7 contamination.  Last week, Hannaford Stores, a Scarborough, Maine-based grocery chain, recalled an unspecified amount of fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with a multidrug resistant strain of Salmonella Typhimurium.

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