Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: factory farms

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.

The Corporate Food Industry Continues to Fight Animal Reforms

Big food fighting FDA when it comes to food and animal safety.

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How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.

Tax revelations and corporate media won’t defeat Trump

Those who want to prevent another Trump victory should go all-out to show they won’t be fooled again.

Plastic-eating super enzyme could help solve the plastic waste crisis

“The faster we can make the enzymes, the quicker we can break down the plastic, and the more commercially viable it will be.”

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.