Ralph F. Loglisci

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Ralph Loglisci is a project director at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. He is a regular contributor for the Livable Future Blog and Civil Eats. Ralph has worn many hats over the years and writes about issues ranging from food politics to obesity and health behavior. He was the communications director for the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production and before that spent almost 15 years as an Emmy Award winning TV news producer.

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The editors of Scientific American recently encouraged U.S. hog farmers to “follow Denmark and stop giving farm animals low-dose antibiotics.” Sixteen years ago, in order to reduce the threat of increased development of antibiotic resistant bacteria in their food system and the environment, Denmark phased in an antibiotic growth promotant ban in food animal production. Guess what? According to Denmark’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries the ban is working and the industry has continued…