Posts Tagged‘food production’

Are animal products heathy?

Wagon z mlekiem, Wheeled MilkWagon Didcot Railway Centre autor: David Merrett from Daventry, England, licencja: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Polityka, Polish biggest selling weekly magazine published an interesting article on bad quality of food. It is not explicitly written, but the text covers only animal products, mainly meat. Antibiotics in meat A large part of the article regards antibiotics that are given to animals in factory farming. Antibiotics help animals to breed quicker or give more eggs. However, as long as forty years ago Professor Michael Swann was warning that such a practice might lead to the creation of superbacteria resistant to antibiotics. His projection is becoming more of a reality today. The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) now issues…

Eating Decently

  Karen Duve decides to conduct an experiment: for two months she will be eating just organic products, then for the same period she will go vegetarian, vegan and fruitarian. It’s especially interesting as she is overweight with various health problems and up until now she has been eating mostly ready-made meals and drinking coke. The author shares her experience in an accessible and engaging way. She describes the advantages of each diet with regard to her health, animals and the environment. She is surprised to learn that sometimes the better quality food is only a little more expensive than…