Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: factory farms

The rising tide of factory farms: A look at the growing...

There has been a 29 percent increase in cattle farms with 5,000 or more cattle since 2012, and a 17 percent increase in the largest chicken farms.

The animal feed industry’s impact on the planet

The diet of factory-farmed animals is linked to environmental destruction around the globe.

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.

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As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.