Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: factory farms

Tyson Foods uses land twice the size of New Jersey to...

“When a single company has leverage over so much farmland, its actions have substantial consequences."

The federal government shouldn’t be trying to salvage our broken food...

Congress is considering an allocation for the mass killing of farmed animals.

Cory Booker proposes to shut down new factory farms

"Farmers and ranchers need a marketplace that compensates them fairly and Senator Booker's Farm System Reform Act is a big step in the right direction.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for...

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.

The scary new math of factory farm waste

Factory farms are exempt from reporting requirements under the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. Now a new tool can provide solid evidence of the environmental harm they can cause.

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

Bernie Sanders plans to take on Big Ag and end agri-business...

"What you want, and what I want, are more family farms in America, not more factory farms."

Mega farms are on the rise

Even though large farms can keep food costs low, as the human population continues to grow, we have to think about the costs to our health and the health of the animals and the environments involved.

Court orders EPA to close loophole, factory farms required to report...

“This safeguard isn't just about protecting the environment; it's about making entire communities safe for the people who live in them.”

Millions of Chickens Feared Dead in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

Concerns have arisen over the potential devastating impacts flooded factory farms could have on the environment and public health.

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Rail workers blame fiery train crash in Ohio on Wall Street profit-seeking

"The PSR-driven carriers, driven to cut costs and crew time by any means necessary, cut corners and leave crews and the public at risk."

11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

Single-use plastic production on the rise in 2021 despite environmental impact, new report finds

"We need a fundamentally different approach, that turns the tap off on new plastic production.”

Connecting with nature is a path to finding joy in life

An interview with the creator of the short film “Ode to Joy,” which celebrates connection with nature as a portal to deeper connection with self and each other.

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."