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Antibiotics:
ucsusa.org
Union of Concerned Scientists- Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act. Within two years of enactment, the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) would phase out the feeding to food animals massive quantities of antibiotics important in human medicine.
 
Milk:
www.mindfully.org
Mindfully.org  Lists Dairies Using Glass Bottles for Milk in the US.
   
A mother’s breast milk level of DDE (a metabolite of DDT),
may be 6 to 7 times higher than that found in her blood.
Wolff M. Occupationally derived chemicals in breast milk.
Am J Ind Med.1983; 4 :259 –281[ISI][Medline]
 
Milk Reports:
orgprints.org
Quality Low Input Food.  Subproject 2: Effects of production methods,  "Effect of dairy management on quality characteristics of milk"  Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006
www.rodaleinstitute.org
Rodale Institute. "The truth about milk"  Raw milk proponent and dairyman Mark McAfee sheds light on pasteurization, the benefits of consuming unadulterated food, and the war on bacteria.
   
"In 2000, total meat consumption (red meat, poultry, and fish) reached 195 pounds (boneless, trimmed-weight equivalent) per person, 57 pounds above average annual consumption in the 1950s."
www.usda.gov/factbook/chapter2.htm#meat
 
Plastics and Food: Link to Plastics Portal...
www.mindfully.org
"Get Plastic Out Of Your Diet"
by Paul Goettlich ***
   
A twelve month comparison study on a farm which changed from using a traditional superphosphate and nitrogen fertiliser programme, to one employing only Organic Liquid Fish and Kelp and ROK Dust applications,
Earthworms increased 500% in one year !
# Number of earthworms up 500%
# Soil Nitrate Nitrogen.......up 219%
# Soil total nitrogen ...........up 50%
# Soil Phosphate ..............up 49%
# Pasture Selenium ..........up 180%
# Pasture Sulphur ............ up 160%
# Pasture Iron ...................up 120%
# Pasture Fibre .................up 116%
# Pasture Potassium.........up 103%
# Pasture Phosphorous..... up 75%

John C. Perham (Dip Agy, MRSNZ, EACA). Senior Consultant
www.agrissentials.com/Independant.htm
 

 

 
 
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