• You are what you eat ...

    AND WHAT YOUR FOOD EATS. Our food is tainted with antibiotics, anti-enzymatics, herbicides, pesticides and other chemicals.

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  • The Human microbiome in Jeopardy

    Our microbes are vital to our lives, but they are in jeopardy due to various modern day factors including overuse and misuse of antibiotics.

  • How to Resist Antibiotic Resistance

    Antibiotics are everywhere and it is killing us. Literally. Learn more about the impact of antibiotics in our food, environment and medicine.

Building community awareness of our current food and health care system and promoting change for a healthier world.

We sit down to a meal every day but many of us do not know where this food is coming from, how antibiotics and tainted foods play a role in our daily lives and how this further impacts future generations.  The Epidemic is a both a public awareness project to scare you with the facts, and an opportunity for all of us to make change now.  Today.  And every day.

Food is the first and best medicine.  We hope that you will become part of our community, share our knowledge, and join us in helping us promote and protect cultural and biological diversity as a cornerstone to healthier living.  Click here to join in our mission.

We live in the age of bacteria (as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, until the world ends) ...

Stephen Jay Gould, Cambridge, MA 1993

  • Martin J. Blaser, MD

    [professional-title: Director Human Microbiome Program] [organization: NYU Langone Health] Dr. Blaser’s studies focus on bacteria of the human microbiome including Campylobacter and Helicobacter species that live in the mucus layer overlying the mucosal epithelium of mammals, including humans.

  • Martha Carlin

    [professional-title: Founder] [organization: The Biocollective] Martha’s study of genetics, nutrition, biology, chemistry, neuroscience and epigenetics began in 2002 when her husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

  • Rodney Dietert, PhD

    [professional-title: Professor of Immunotoxicology ] [organization: Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine] Dr. Dietert’s research initiatives include microbiome-management at birth, immunological risk in early life from environmental chemicals, foods, and drugs, and risk-management of noncommunicable diseases.

  • Hua Wang, MD

    [professional-title: Physician] [organization: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center] Dr. Wang focuses her research on infectious disease.