organic farming http://kplu.org en Seattle Council Mulls Supporting Ban On Routine Feeding Of Antibiotics To Livestock http://kplu.org/post/seattle-council-mulls-supporting-ban-routine-feeding-antibiotics-livestock <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/142605995&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Seattle may join several other cities in a campaign calling for a federal ban on the misuse of antibiotics on factory farms.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A&nbsp;</span><a href="http://clerk.seattle.gov/~scripts/nph-brs.exe?s1=&amp;s3=31514&amp;s2=&amp;s4=&amp;Sect4=AND&amp;l=20&amp;Sect2=THESON&amp;Sect3=PLURON&amp;Sect5=RESNY&amp;Sect6=HITOFF&amp;d=RESF&amp;p=1&amp;u=%2F~public%2Fresny.htm&amp;r=1&amp;f=G" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">resolution on the issue</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has passed out of committee, and will be considered by the full council on Monday.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The resolution calls for an end to routine feeding of antibiotics to animals, which critics say is leading to drug-resistant superbugs that harm human health.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:46:57 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 15590 at http://kplu.org Seattle Council Mulls Supporting Ban On Routine Feeding Of Antibiotics To Livestock Can organic farming feed Africa? http://kplu.org/post/can-organic-farming-feed-africa <p>By <strong>Lisa Stiffler</strong>, special correspondent</p><p>When you consider that one in seven people worldwide will go to bed tonight hungry, it does seem fair to ask: Can organic deliver the goods for the developing world?</p><p>New research says yes &ndash; but not everywhere and not for everything.</p><p><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2012/05/dont-be-too-quick-to-dismiss-organic-farming-for-africa/"><strong>Read more on Humanosphere.</strong></a></p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 20:40:46 +0000 KPLU 4986 at http://kplu.org Can organic farming feed Africa?