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by Hannah Leitheiser

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Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

Maryn McKenna

2017

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2019-09-29

"every bird advertised as having been acronized had been soaked in a diluted solution of [chlortetracycline] while it was being butchered...to extend the time raw meat could be offered for sale...by a freakishly artificial several weeks and up to a month." - Maryn McKenna, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats (2017)

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