Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/07/31

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Subject: [Leica] Exceptional Contemporary Documentary Imagery
From: Frank.Dernie at (Frank Dernie)
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 18:51:43 +0100
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I was brought up on a farm. In the 60s we used to dose young animals with 
antibiotics and steroids. It has been illegal in the UK for decades now, Are 
you sure the USA still allows it? (It would explain the tender steaks...)

On 31 Jul, 2010, at 15:52, George Lottermoser wrote:

> "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."
> <>
> an interesting "food" video with (what seems to me) a very balanced, 
> objective POV
> <>
> Regards,
> George Lottermoser 
> george at
> 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.
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