Navigation Links
Organic Is Answer to Those Seeking Foods Produced Without Antibiotics
Date:2/10/2010

GREENFIELD, Mass., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Choosing foods bearing the organic label is the only way consumers can be sure meats and dairy products they buy have been produced without the use of antibiotics, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in response to a CBS Evening News with Katie Couric segment on livestock production airing Feb. 9 and 10.

"Organic practices recognize and respect the powerful nature of antibiotics. As a result, organic practices prohibit the use of antibiotics, synthetic hormones or other animal drugs in animal feed for the purpose of stimulating the growth or production of livestock," said Christine Bushway, OTA's executive director.

Respected organizations such as the American Medical Association and the World Health Organization have recommended against the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in agriculture in order to protect public health. Those organizations point out that such uses of antibiotics in agriculture contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria.

Most recently, the June 2009 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives included a focus article entitled "The Landscape of Antibiotic Resistance," which referenced research showing that the practice of using antibiotics at sub-therapeutic levels in livestock feed and water has led to the persistence of these antibiotics in the environment and the possibility of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Up to 70 percent of all antibiotics produced in the United States are used for 'non-therapeutic" purposes in industrial food animal production, according to The Union of Concerned Scientists, which defines 'non-therapeutic' as the use of antibiotics i
'/>"/>

SOURCE Organic Trade Association
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Cambrex Continuous-Flow Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis Technology Wins 2009 Silver Innovation Award
2. For the First Time, Blood Donors May Answer Their Health History Questions Online From the Privacy of Their Home or Office
3. Video: Answer to Curing a Failing Heart May Exist in Bodys Own Do-It-Yourself Repair Kit
4. Prescription Assistance Available for Those in Need
5. Genomic Health Study Shows Breast Cancers in Men Display Very Similar Gene Signatures to Those in Women
6. AHRQ-Funded Study Finds Lower Risk of Death and Heart Attack in Patients With Drug-Coated Stent Implants Compared to Those With Bare Metal Stents
7. Sanofi Aventis: People With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) Achieved Greater Reductions in A1C Than Those Treated With Pre-mixed Insulin
8. Side Effects of Sunitinib in Kidney Cancer Are 2 to 3 Times More Expensive to Manage Than Those of Avastin Plus Interferon
9. Schering-Plough To Initiate Phase III Studies With HCV Protease Inhibitor Boceprevir in Previously Untreated Hepatitis C Patients and Those Who Failed Prior Treatment
10. Recent Data Study Suggests Cortisol Could Help Alleviate Suffering for Those With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
11. Lack of Medicare Part D Coverage for All Medically Necessary Prescriptions Endangers Older Americans and Those with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... , November 26, 2014 A ... of the organ protrudes through the wall of a weak ... area at birth are some of the causes of hernias. ... hiatal, femoral, and incisional. An inguinal hernia is when part ... umbilical hernia is found in the area of the umbilicus. ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014  Aridis Pharmaceuticals, ... produce novel therapies for infectious diseases, announced today ... an internationally recognized key opinion leader in the ... scientific advisory board. Founder and Chief ... "We believe Dr. Opal,s extensive experience investigating bacterial ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014 According to ... Power Source (Electric, Battery, Pneumatic), by Product (Drill, ... Cart), by Application (Orthopedic, ENT, Oral, Thoracic, Neurology) ... global Powered Surgical Instruments Market is estimated to ... 2014 and is expected to grow at a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Hernia Repair Devices Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2014 to 2018 - Big Market Research 2Global Hernia Repair Devices Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2014 to 2018 - Big Market Research 3Global Hernia Repair Devices Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2014 to 2018 - Big Market Research 4Aridis Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Steven Opal to Scientific Advisory Board 2Aridis Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Steven Opal to Scientific Advisory Board 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 2Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 4
... Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ) announced ... the Citi 2012 Global Health Care Conference on Wednesday, February ... Time) at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Jack Lief, ... a corporate overview. A live audio webcast of ...
... Switzerland, Feb. 23, 2012  Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (SWX: ATLN.S) announced today that ... for the development, supply and commercialization of ... biologic for the potential treatment of Dupuytren,s ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Citi 2012 Global Health Care Conference 2Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Citi 2012 Global Health Care Conference 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Enter a Collaboration Agreement for XIAFLEX® in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Enter a Collaboration Agreement for XIAFLEX® in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Enter a Collaboration Agreement for XIAFLEX® in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico 4Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Enter a Collaboration Agreement for XIAFLEX® in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico 5Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Enter a Collaboration Agreement for XIAFLEX® in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico 6
(Date:11/28/2014)... News) -- Planning on seconds at Thanksgiving Day dinner ... known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) -- a few steps ... ear, nose and throat specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in ... GERD on Thanksgiving: Pace yourself. Rather ... meals throughout the day. It,s also a good idea to ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Earlier in the year, ... hugely popular, 2014 MTV Video Music Awards broadcasted ... ground-breaking celebrity centered television advertisements directed at 11.9 ... were estimated by Entertainment Weekly and ... spotlight on celebrities photographed by paparazzi smoking. In ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Lice ... service areas of its in-home head lice service for ... location in the center of Coral Gables on Pone De-leon ... in Bay Harbor Islands that service Miami-Dade & Broward. ... physical salon in South Florida which has been treating families ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Before that Thanksgiving meal even had time ... Christmas shopping season. Today, people will stand in line for ... biggest retail shopping day of the year. , But ... New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is asking the ... and literally brighten a few smiles. , The gifts he ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Nipomo, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... Ng and Dr. Christina Do, recently opened its doors ... CA. , Along with preventative care like teeth ... Dentistry offers laser dentistry, Invisalign, teeth whitening (and Kor ... dentistry. , In addition, Nipomo Family Dentistry’s five-person team ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast 2Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 2Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 3Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 4Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 5Health News:Lice Troopers Lice Removal Service Expands in Miami-Dade 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Offers Gift Ideas That Can Improve Oral Health 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Offers Gift Ideas That Can Improve Oral Health 3Health News:New Albany Dentist Offers Gift Ideas That Can Improve Oral Health 4Health News:Nipomo Family Dentistry Opens New Dental Office in Nipomo 2Health News:Nipomo Family Dentistry Opens New Dental Office in Nipomo 3
... study shows how inflammation can help cause cancer. Chronic ... chronic inflammatory bowel disease is associated with up to ... at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center ... Research Institute (OSUCCC James) found that inflammation stimulates ...
... 19, 2011 A device developed by UT Southwestern ... with minimal postsurgical scarring, pain and infection risk and ... level I trauma centers. UT Southwestern orthopaedic ... Starr Frame, its associated accessories and the Reinert fracture ...
... , MONDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- New ... blood sugar face less chance of such diabetes-related complications as ... a twist: Those with the lowest blood sugar ... those whose blood sugar control is in a more normal ...
... list, can reduce problems with recurring low back pain, reveals ... people suffer with low back pain, and most get better. ... their work, everyday and leisure activities are limited to varying ... is important that the pain be treated at an early ...
... its pharmaceutical drug laws to ensure that new drugs ... states an editorial in CMAJ ( Canadian ... are left inadequately protected by a federal Food and ... 1953," writes Dr. Paul Hbert, Editor-in-Chief, with coauthors. "This ...
... on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announced today the launch of ... program designed to help primary care providers break down ... includes dramatic interpretation of a family,s struggle with addiction, ... compassion, cooperation, and understanding for patients living with this ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study shows how inflammation can lead to cancer 2Health News:Pelvic-repair device developed by UT Southwestern surgeons enables minimally invasive trauma surgery 2Health News:Pelvic-repair device developed by UT Southwestern surgeons enables minimally invasive trauma surgery 3Health News:Low Glucose Levels May Raise Death Risk Among Older People 2Health News:Immediate treatment can alleviate future back problems 2Health News:NIDA raises the curtain on addiction 2
These are the Reusable Components (minus cannula), to be used with the VersaStep™ Plus Reposable Short System....
The VersaStep™ 5 mm and VersaStep™ PLUS Reposable system components for creating each access port are supplied in separate packages....
VersaStep™ Reposable Sterilization Trays....
... Instrument for applications in ... ,The VERSASTEP™ Plus instrument ... length is a unique ... radial dilation. It is ...
Medicine Products: