FDA Bans Antibiotics for Livestock, But Not Really

FDA Bans Antibiotics for Livestock, But Not Really

In big news from the Food and Drug Administration yesterday, the federal agency issued guidelines regarding the use of antibiotics by livestock growers. This FDA plan has been eagerly awaited for decades by health and consumer advocates. We’ll explain… Antibiotics … Continue reading

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Obesity as an Investing Megatrend

Obesity as an Investing Megatrend

Merrill Lynch, a subsidiary of Bank of America, released a new report – Globesity — The Global Fight Against Obesity – looking at the growing problem through the eyes of Wall Street. There are 4 growth areas according to the … Continue reading

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The Anti Antibiotic FDA. Too Little, Too Late?

The Anti Antibiotic FDA. Too Little, Too Late?

Thirty five years after it initially proposed limiting the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in livestock, the FDA has finally taken a substantive step in this direction. In a press release yesterday, the government body (whose role is to … Continue reading

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