OPSEU Diablogue: Outbreak equals opportunity

It’s the things that go wrong in the health system that often preoccupy us. While we frequently look for big answers, it is often in the everyday efforts that real change is taking place. In the past we have seen … Continue reading →

The Disaffected Lib: Living Large Chemically

China is taking a page out of North America’s book, discovering that antibiotics are the key to industrial livestock production.  Already half the antibiotics used in China go to keeping livestock ticking over until they can be slaughtered.  Shocked?  You shouldn’t be.  China is at 50%.   In the U.S., the livestock industry consumes 77% of ...

Left Over: Adapt (to the Natural World) or Die

  Buffett-Heinz Deal Sends Urgent Warning To Food Industry To Cut Costs Reuters  |  Posted: 02/22/2013 7:25 pm EST  |  Updated: 02/24/2013 10:41 am EST From Huffpost Feb 24, 2013   Even Warren Buffet must realize that the day of chemical-laden Frankenfood is well and truly receding into the morass of unhealthy, obese citizens who are now desperate for a better ...