Is your Thanksgiving turkey hiding antibiotics and other drugs?

The Chicago-based advocacy group FACT (Food Animal Concerns Trust) has released a new report examining the use of antibiotics and two other drugs by top turkey producers in the U.S. Turkey is a holiday favorite and generally considered healthier than other meats, but some turkeys may contain antibiotics and other veterinary drugs that can help propagate superbugs, leave carcinogenic residues in the meat, and endanger animal health.

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High ozone pollution warning for Chicago extended through Aug 21

Thursday is an “orange” air quality day in ChicagoTuesday’s “Orange” air quality warning for Chicago and the surrounding counties (including northwest Indiana) has been extended through Wednesday, August 21. The predicted ozone Air Quality Index is over 100, indicating the air quality conditions are Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.

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