What you can do: Cut back on beef and dairy; join a CSA, and fill your fridge with organic food grown close to home.
What you can do: Instead of buying your meat from supermarkets, buy directly from small, local farmers who use sustainable practices.
What you can do: Scope out local farms to see if their animals get lots of green pasture time.
What you can do: Buy organic chickens from smaller, regional farmers instead of gigantic factory farms.
What you can do: Shop for antibiotic-free meat, cook it thoroughly, and get rid of the other antibiotics in your medicine chest.
What you can do: You don’t have to give up meat entirely. Switch to eggs, poultry, and whole grains as sources of protein, and drop your beef consumption to once a week.
What you can do: Tell your elected officials you want agricultural programs to subsidize safer, smaller, more diversified farming operations.
What you can do: Make food decisions that are healthy for you and also send a message to food marketers.
What you can do: Support a bill that requires responsible use of antibiotics by food producers; buy meat and dairy from local farmers who don’t overuse antimicrobial meds.
What you can do: Buy organically raised chickens from local farmers to help prevent industrial-scale food contamination