Pig Manure Reveals More Reason To Worry About Antibiotics - NPR The Salt
The Meat Industry Now Consumes Four-Fifths of All Antibiotics - Mother Jones
Horse Meat in Food Stirs Furor in Britain and Ireland - New York Times
Why Russia Is Saying ‘Nyet’ To U.S. Meat Imports - NPR The Salt
Time For the Livestock Industry to Move in the Right Direction on Antibiotic Use - Civil Eats
Our current food system is far too industrialized, opaque and segregated to be sustainable. While there are many factors that contribute to this, from production to distribution, by being an informed consumer you take back some of the power that is held by a select few. (About four giant companies control 80% of the beef market.) Seek out alternatives that provide greater transparency and if possible are sourced directly from the farm.
Photo from Keith Haring, Brooklyn Museum, 2012