Cows on Drugs
"... the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pharmacists Association, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Public Health Association and the National Association of County and City Health Officials are urging Congress to phase out the nontherapeutic use in livestock of antibiotics that are important to humans."
Despite widespread agreement in the scientific community, agribusiness has managed to prevent legislation curbing the practice. read more...
I wonder if this could be an additional source of antibiotics that leach into public water supplies, similar to outdated prescriptions that are flushed away and cannot be eliminated by UV light or enzymes in wastewater treatment plants.
And there is at least one cow that should be tested for performance enhancing drugs. You know, that one that jumped over the moon.