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A – The Meat Industry Now Consumes Four-Fifths of All Antibiotics | Mother Jones

The Meat Industry Now Consumes Four-Fifths of All Antibiotics | Mother Jones.

"Not surprisingly, when you cram animals together by the thousands and dose them daily with antibiotics, the bacteria that live on and in the animals adapt and develop resistance to those bacteria killers. Pew crunched another new set of data, the FDA's latest release of results from its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, or NARMS, which buys samples of meat products and subjects them to testing for bacterial pathogens."

C – King Corn Mowed Down 2 Million Acres of Grassland in 5 Years Flat | Mother Jones

Here is a great article about how grassland has been mowed down to grow GMO corn and GMO soy which are used to fatten up livestock.

Guess what, they fatten us up too! Who can figure out a way to get the cows back to the grass where they produce far healthier meat and do the work that comes naturally to them of fertilizing the soil and supporting an ecosystem that dramatically reduces greenhouse emissions!

King Corn Mowed Down 2 Million Acres of Grassland in 5 Years Flat | Mother Jones.