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FDA Bans Antibiotics in Livestock

Hooray. The FDA has banned the preventative use of a commonly used antibiotic in all major livesotck. This is a major win for all of us because the practice of low dose drugs put into animal feed has been speeding the adaptation of bacterial resistance to these drugs. It is also a waste of resources, [...]

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Mind-Gut Connection: Why Intestinal Bacteria May Have Important Effects on Your Brain

Anybody who’s ever “listened to their gut” when making important decisions might be satisfied to learn of the biochemical evidence for the mind/belly connection. – By Ari LeVaux via AlterNet A recent study found large amount of bacteriophage DNA in kimchi, suggesting a significant role of bacteriophages in the fermentation process. Kimchi is just one [...]

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