Category: Animals

Chicken Farms Fueled a Massive Public Health Crisis—While the Government Turned a Blind Eye

shutterstock This story was originally published by Food and Environment Reporting Network. Antibiotic-resistant infections—everything from gastrointestinal illnesses to recurring urinary tract infections and staph—are among the most menacing issues in public health today, sickening 2 million people a year and killing at least 23,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So perhaps it’s…