Antibiotic-Laced Meat: Making Us Fat?

'Mother Jones' takes a look at recent studies

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 2, 2013 1:04 PM CST

(Newser) – Animals on factory farms are given antibiotics because the drugs have been shown to fatten them up for slaughter—which raises the question, do antibiotics also cause weight gain in humans? And what about the fact that many of us eat these factory-farmed animals—will...   Read full story »


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