MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

During a forum in the Cape Cod Lounge Tuesday evening, four speakers focused on the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is fueled by the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

Will you ever eat at Taco Bell again?

Collegian columnist Seyi Obasa wonders if anyone can trust fast food anymore.

Consumers ask Taco Bell, “Where’s the beef?”

“Where’s the beef?” was once a slogan of the fast-food restaurant chain Wendy’s, in regards to the quality of meat of their competitors’ products. Now, some consumers are asking just that of Taco Bell. An Alabama law firm has filed a class-action law suit against the fast-food company, that claims the “seasoned beef” served in its products does not contain enough beef to be considered beef, seasoned or otherwise. According to the lawsuit, only 35 percent of the beef filling served in tacos was actual beef, with the remaining 65 percent consisting of ingredients including: water, isolated oat product, wheat…