News and blog
Lake Erie Lifestyle
Published: May 26, 2013 12:01 AM EST
Updated: May 25, 2013 10:00 PM EST
the well-fed carnivore
Story and photos by Lisa Gensheimer, Erie Times-News
See our article at www.lakeerielifestyle.com "The Well Fed Carnivore"
Widespread bacteria and drugs found in US pork samples
Samples of U.S. pork chop and ground pork have been found to contain significant amounts of harmful and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, along with low levels of a growth hormone used to promote growth in pigs, an analysis from Consumer Reports revealed.
For the rest of the story go to this link: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/11/28/widespread-bacteria-and-drugs-found-in-us-pork-samples/%20?test=latestnews
If you have something you would like to share with others regarding health, nutrition, or the environment and it doesn't directly relate to a previous blog, please email it to us and we will post it on our blog for you, assuming it is suitable for the general public, i.e. no cussing, hateful speach, etc. We need to be informed on these issues and the best way to keep informed is for all us to get involved. Help Parable Farm be your community forum for these issues.
By Jim Avila | ABC News – 15 hrs ago
Chicken is the top-selling meat in the United States. The average American eats 84 pounds a year, more chicken than beef or pork. Sorry red meat, chicken is what's for dinner. And now the USDA is proposing a fundamental change in the way that poultry makes it to the American dinner table. As early as next week, the government will end debate on a cost-cutting, modernization proposal it hopes to fully implement by the end of the year. A plan that is setting off alarm bells among food science watchdogs because it turns over most of the chicken inspection duties to the companies that produce the birds for sale. . . .
Copyright © 2012 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved. | Yahoo! - ABC News Network
to read the entire article go to
If you have any interesting news about farming, our environment, nutrition, or maybe have a favorite recipe to share, we want to hear from you. Join our blogging community today.