Michael Bennitt

Tyson Foods Hopes to Rid US Chicken of Antibiotics by 2017 – ABC News

In Healthy Living on April 30, 2015 at 7:16 pm

One of the World’s Largest Chicken Factories Responds to Consumer Demands


Tyson Foods intends to stop using human antibiotics in its domestic chicken flocks by September 2017, the company said Tuesday, and will explore doing the same for its beef, pork and turkey operations.

The move comes as restaurants demand more natural, unaltered food and amid concerns that widespread antibiotic use can lead to drug-resistant germs. An animal welfare group said if antibiotics are to be taken away, other steps were needed to ensure birds remain healthy.

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US lowers fluoride levels in drinking water for first time in over 50 years – theguardian.com

In Healthy Living on April 30, 2015 at 7:09 pm

There’s Poison in the Drinking Water


The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years.

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Chipotle to Stop Using Genetically Altered Ingredients – NYTimes.com

In Healthy Living on April 29, 2015 at 6:35 pm

Good News! Chipotle Hears Their Target Market and is Removing GMOs #NoGMO

In a first for a major restaurant chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday will begin preparing only food that is free of genetically engineered ingredients.

“This is another step toward the visions we have of changing the way people think about and eat fast food,” said Steve Ells, founder and co-chief executive of Chipotle. “Just because food is served fast doesn’t mean it has to be made with cheap raw ingredients, highly processed with preservatives and fillers and stabilizers and artificial colors and flavors.”

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Chipotle to Stop Using Genetically Altered Ingredients – NYTimes.com.




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