Monday, March 05, 2007

Washington Post Article about cattle antibiotic

Article in the March 4, 2007 Washington Post discussed the proposed use of a newer stronger antibiotic for cattle. The fear is that this will lead to continued antibiotic resistance in people. This has been a continuing and evolving problem. The bottom line is that you have no idea what commercially raised beef may have been contaminated with. All the more reason to only consume small farm raised, grass fed beef. A link to the article is below.

FDA Rules Override Warnings About Drug

Cattle Antibiotic Moves Forward Despite Fears of Human Risk

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