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Antibiotic kills pathogens without resistance

Sometimes I find articles that potentially have broad application; human, livestock, etc.  This appears promising, but is still many years away from practical use. For years, pathogens' resistance to antibiotics has put them one step ahead of researchers, which is causing a public health crisis, according to university distinguished professor Kim Lewis at Northeastern University...

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Researchers detect antibiotic residues in feedyard dust

There has been many articles published on antibiotic resistance.  I usually try to read all of them, but this one really caught my eye.  I have NOT read the journal article, thus I have NOT seen how the analyses were performed.  Nevertheless, if what is in the article is true, then there may additional regulations come down the pike, not to mention potential lawsuits....

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Looking for beef info online

IN an era when consumers have a wealth of information at their fingertips, where do they turn for recommendations on meat purchasing? That's the question assistant professor of consumer economics Kuo-Liang "Matt" Chang and a team of South Dakota State University researchers sought to answer when trying to determine the best way to use social media to encourage beef consumption. The...

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