antibiotics http://mtpr.org en Breeding Bacteria on Factory Farms http://mtpr.org/post/breeding-bacteria-factory-farms <p></p><p>September 29th, 2013: Jon and Greg discuss a <a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/breeding-bacteria-on-factory-farms/?_r=0" target="_blank"><em>New York Times</em> piece</a> by <a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/author/mark-bittman/" target="_blank">Mark Bittman</a> on the practice of giving prophylactic doses of antibiotics to livestock, and how it <a href="http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0067641" target="_blank">accelerates the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. </a></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 8205 at http://mtpr.org Breeding Bacteria on Factory Farms