|Antibiotics and the Meat We Eat|
The New York Times - 3/27/2013. OpEd by David A. Kessler - While the F.D.A. can see what kinds of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are coming out of livestock facilities, the agency doesn’t know enough about the antibiotics that are being fed to these animals. This is a major public health problem.
|EPA Lets Pesticides on the Market Untested|
Onearth - 3/27/2013. By Laura Fraser - You probably wouldn’t expect to find pesticides in your toothpaste or your gym socks, but they might be in there all the same. And the vast majority of those pesticides have made it into everyday products without adequate oversight by the Environmental Protection Agency.
|Conventional farmers go 'organic' to cut costs|
Farmer’s Weekly [UK] - 3/26/2013. By Johann Tasker - Farmers are embracing organic farming techniques as they strive to keep a lid on rising input costs - without actually going organic.