antibiotics

Farmed Fish to be Fed GM Tomatoes Containing Bacterial Gene

Farm-raised salmon and trout may soon be fed tomatoes that were genetically modified with a bacterial gene.   Why?    Salmon and trout living in the wild eat foods, like crustaceans and insects, that naturally contain pigments.  Those pigments turn their flesh pink or red. Farm-raised fish, on the other hand, don’t have access to those natural…

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How to Avoid Antibiotics in Fast Food

If you want to avoid eating antibiotics in your fast food, there’s now a convenient scorecard!   The Consumers Union ranked the antibiotic policies of the 25 largest fast food and fast casual chains in the U.S. Chipotle® and Panera® came out on top while Domino’s Pizza® and Arby’s® were among the chains that earned an…

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