writing assignment

1. Does the use of antibiotics in CAFO-raised animals contribute to antibiotic resistant organisms that impair human health? Read the Consumer’s Union paper in the readings folder, and the response from the Meat Institute, and use your best scientific literacy skills to ask: are the authors credible (and who are they?) What are the biases? What was the purpose of each study and what can be believed? Are there citations? Do a careful analysis in a minimum of 10 sentences – I would a thoughtful answer based on the 2 papers to read. Use other papers in the readings as well for full credit.

2. Summarize and evaluate factsheet_livestockslongshadow paper from the readings and answer the questions such as: Is there good evidence that the BOLD diet is truly effective? What evidence do they give? Can you research this a little further?