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ABC News reported that there is a link between the antibiotics that conventionally raised chickens receive as a standard item in their diet and the increasing number of urinary tract infections in women that are not easily controlled. The bacteria (e-coli ) has become resistant to typical antibiotic treatment.
Why are antibiotics a part of conventional chicken farming? Antibiotics have been used since the late 1940s to help offset disease in the overcrowded conditions found in conventional chicken houses. One unexpected side effect of using antibiotics was that the birds actually grew faster. With the birds growing faster, they can be processed at a younger age, reducing costs. Those reduced costs, however, are only to the corporations who own the farms, not to the consumers.
When the mainstream news industry begins to report issues like this it is because the public interest has indicated a strong trend that people are concerned. Please help spread the…
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