Tag Archive: superbugs

Spraying Pesticides

Here Come the Superbugs? – Antibiotic Resistance Heightened by Exposure to Pesticides and Herbicides

A new study, published in the American Society for Microbiology’s journal mBio, finds that herbicides, particularly those used on genetically modified crops, can make antibiotics less effective. The study found that individuals who are exposed to herbicides while taking antibiotics are more likely to need higher doses of antibiotics to fend off the offending bacteria.

Organic Kale

7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef

Like the saying goes, the only constant is change. We may resist it all we want, but Time and its inevitable evolution of everything in its path is unaffected by our attempts to stop it. The resulting trajectory of humanity's nascent ascent appears to be positioning itself to sweep us into progressive new times, especially where our food choices are concerned, as nearly 7 billion people are now standing on the little scraps of land that we share with some 55 billion rather large animals raised for food each year.