Sunday, August 7, 2022

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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Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”

EPA finds 23 commercial sterilizer facilities across the country above agency’s cancer-risk rate

Ethylene oxide is known to cause cancer when people within close proximity to sterilizer facilities breathe the gas in over the course of many years.

‘Alarming’: nearly 1/3 in US worry about violence, intimidation at polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

This American for-profit healthcare system would just as soon kill you as look at...

To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.