Entering the Post-Antibiotic Era

The Post-Antibiotic Era: Emerging Deadly Superbugs “With more than 40 diseases in existence today that were unknown a generation ago, and about 1,100 epidemic events verified by the WHO [World Health Organization] in the past five years, it’s nearly impossible to keep up on the emergence of infectious disease events as they break…” —Larry Madoff, […]

Drug Resistant Microbes in Meat at Your Local Grocery Store?

Before you bite into that piece of chicken, hamburger, or pork chop, you should think twice.  You may be getting more than you paid for…Drug Resistant Microbes… On February 5 of this year, the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) quietly issued its most recent “Retail Meat Report” (reporting period: 2011).  The report is alarming […]