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Tag: growth hormones
From GMOs to apps on your phone, these were some of the biggest food stories and trends in 2013.
There’s a curious twist in the contentious debate over feeding antibiotics to animals in order to make them grow faster. Evidence suggests using antibiotics for growth promotion, at least among pigs, doesn’t even make economic sense. But some pork producers don’t believe it.
A commission evaluating the impacts of animal agriculture says the industry has resisted change. And it says government agencies have failed to regulate the industry’s environmental and health practices because of “overwhelming” political influence.