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Antibiotics in Animal Feed Upheld by FDA Despite Health Concern

Even though the usage of antibiotics in animal feed puts human health in danger, the federal appeals court upheld the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy that discourages but does not ban such use on Thursday. The divided 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York came to a 2-1majority conclusion that the

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Urban Farming: The Past and Present

As a New Yorker, we are creatures of the concrete jungle. But even though the gifts of exquisite, man-made architecture surround our habitat, the gifts of nature are also vibrantly present. It’s easy for our minds to be often robotic and on auto-pilot. We sometimes begin to step in time and think industriously, like many factories and

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New Yorkers make farming their passion

Living among the steel and skyscrapers, New Yorkers might think farming just simply isn’t a way of life here. When shopping for our food, many purchase chicken from brands like Tyson and National Beef Packing Co., probably never wondering where our food really is coming from. Although the lands of green pasture seem so far

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