Source: Natural Society, by Christina Sarich
Three-hundred and fifty federal government cafeterias will enjoy ‘low-antibiotic’ food starting at the beginning of 2016, and during a White House summit on antibiotic use last week, voluntary pledges from 150 food processors, restaurant chains, hospitals, and drug companies vowing to phase out the use of meat from animals treated regularly with antibiotics will change the food landscape for the better.
The White House issued a memorandum finally heeding the warnings of scores of scientists and nutritionists that antibiotic overuse has grown to epic proportions, and subsequently is causing serious health issues.
A recent study showed that doctors were prescribing antibiotics so frequently that 4 out of 5 Americans were using them at least once a year, and this doesn’t account for the antibiotics given to animals meant for meat, egg, and milk production, or the antibiotics that are in our water supplies which…
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