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Think the Antibiotics in Your Food Are Decreasing? Think Again

Antibiotic-resistant infections are a vastly underestimated health threat. An estimated 35,000 Americans die each year from drug-resistant infections.1 Globally, the death toll attributed to drug-resistant infections could be as high as 4.95 million annually,2 and it’s only getting worse. Agriculture has played a central role in this trend. As of 2020, 69% of the U.S.… Read More »

Biowarfare Through the Food Supply

In an April 17, 2023, opinion piece in STAT News,1 Dr. Peter Lurie and Beth Ellikidis argue for the genetic engineering of food, claiming “newer technologies can make highly targeted changes at the base-pair level — one specific rung on the DNA ladder — enhancing precision and reducing the likelihood of ‘off-target effects’ in which… Read More »

Food Bites: Newcastle’s Roundhouse is reborn

There has been great excitement surrounding the recent opening of Crystalbrook Kingsley in Newcastle’s CBD, and rightly so. It is the city’s first five-star hotel, after all, and has transformed the former council administration centre into a sustainably-considered, 130-room luxury destination. Groundfloor cafe Ms Mary and top-floor bar Romberg’s opened to the public on June… Read More »