Resisting the Evidence

October 21, 2013

According to a CDC report, antibiotic resistance is a growing public health threat. Unnecessary use of antibiotics is a major driver. Almost 80% of antibiotics sold in the US are administered to animals raised for food

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The BI at ASBH

October 18, 2013

The Berman Institute will be well represented at the 15th annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, October 24-27 in Atlanta. Watch for us on Twitter: #ASBH13

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The National Institutes of Health recently decided to drastically reduce the number of chimpanzees used in NIH-funded biomedical research. “Sound Medicine” speaks with three experts in to discuss the ramifications, including our Jeffrey Kahn

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Bioethicists open a dialogue with entertainers in hopes of bringing realistic bioethics issues to a broad audience

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Food Doubly Wasted

October 4, 2013

Food waste undermines human wellbeing and violates our obligations to future generations through its effects on climate change, water use, and land use

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The Ethical Burrito

September 26, 2013

Nathan Risinger on Adverts, Chipotle and Factory farming, “Americans seem to be getting more conscious about the food they put into their bodies. Regrettably this awareness does not seem to translate into action”

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The Scarecrow

September 19, 2013

Chipotle claims the moral high ground with a stunning piece of propaganda

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Modernizing Food Safety

September 5, 2013

Each year, 48 million Americans get foodborne illnesses. 15% of the US food supply is imported from 150 countries. In an effort to promote the safety of imported food, the FDA proposed new regulations for importers

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