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"Did you know that approximately 70 percent of all antibiotics and related drugs produced in the United States are given to livestock and poultry? These drugs are used for nontherapeutic purposes such as accelerating growth and preventing the diseases caused by overcrowded and unsanitary conditions on "factory farms." Unfortunately, this practice results in antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause difficult-to-treat diseases in humans." <http://www.ucsusa.org/publications/greentips/1003-whats-in-the-meat-you-eat.html> an interesting "food" video with (what seems to me) a very balanced, objective POV <http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_bittman_on_what_s_wrong_with_what_we_eat.html> Regards, George Lottermoser george at imagist.com http://www.imagist.com http://www.imagist.com/blog http://www.linkedin.com/in/imagist On Jul 30, 2010, at 7:19 PM, Ken Carney wrote: > Surely everyone knows that you don't wave a magic wand to get those steaks > in the meat counter.