|F.D.A. Restricts Antibiotics Use for Livestock|
The New York Times - 12/11/2013. By Sabrina Tavernise - The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday put in place a major new policy to phase out the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in cows, pigs and chickens raised for meat, a practice that experts say has endangered human health by fueling the growing epidemic of antibiotic resistance.
|New Antibiotic Guidelines, but the Devil’s in the Details|
Food & Water Watch - 12/11/2013. By Sarah Borron - Today the FDA released voluntary guidelines for drug companies and livestock producers, in a long overdue update to the policy antibiotic use in livestock. But as always, the devil is in the details.
|Connecticut becomes first state to require labeling of GMO's|
WSFB (Hartford, Ct.) - 12/11/2013. By Steven Yablonski, Susan Raff, Joseph Wenzel IV: Fairfield, Ct. - Connecticut has become a pioneer in food labeling as it is the first state to pass legislation to make companies say if their products contain genetically modified organisms or GMOs.