facebook twitter Scroll to the top Food Matters: Antibiotics Most antibiotics sold in the United States are given to livestock—not humans. March 01, 2016 Related Stories onEarth Story Read More McDonald’s just promised to serve us antibiotic-free chicken. Is its commitment credible? Victory The Dirt on Antibacterial Soaps After almost 40 years and an NRDC lawsuit, the FDA is about to burst the triclosan bubble. On the Front Lines Going Whole Hog Without Antibiotics Farmer Russ Kremer caught a drug-resistant infection from his own pigs. Now he's raising them right. Northeast Dispatch If You Want Tons of Public Health Data, Dive into the Sewer! Don’t worry, there’s a robot for that. Explainer Read More How these toxic chemicals can do more harm than good. Q&A 4 Ways to Avoid Toxic Chemicals in Food Packaging 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.