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Antibiotics Chicken

Prozac in Poultry Is Better Than Penicillin

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Greger, M.D.

While consumers may be more shocked by pink slime or the feeding of Prozac to poultry, the routine feeding of millions of pounds of human antibiotics to chickens presents a much graver threat.

Guess What Drugs and Illegal Substances Are Showing Up in Chicken?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Antibiotic-resistant infections kill tens of thousands of people every year, and the problem is on the rise because antibiotics are recklessly overused, especially in the commercial livestock industry, where 80% of all antibiotics manufactured in the U.S. end up.

There's Arsenic In Our Chicken

New York Times | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home

Let’s hope you’re not reading this column while munching on a chicken sandwich. That’s because my topic today is a pair of new scientific st...