Food Matters: Antibiotics

Most antibiotics sold in the United States are given to livestock—not humans.
Rockies Dispatch

In the small city of Great Falls, residents push back against a Big Ag plant that would consume 3.5 million gallons of water—and produce 102,995 pounds of waste—per day.

Southeast Dispatch

Add antibiotic-resistant bacteria from pig waste to the long list of post-Florence worries.

onEarth Story

McDonald’s just promised to serve us antibiotic-free chicken. Is its commitment credible?

Victory

After almost 40 years and an NRDC lawsuit, the FDA is about to burst the triclosan bubble.

On the Front Lines

Farmer Russ Kremer caught a drug-resistant infection from his own pigs. Now he's raising them right.

Northeast Dispatch

Don’t worry, there’s a robot for that.

What's At Stake

How these toxic chemicals can do more harm than good.

Q&A

Despite what the industry will tell you, BPA is toxic. NRDC scientist Veena Singla wants it—and its equally poisonous replacements—out of our products.

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