Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: farms

With just 1% of farms controlling 70% of global farmland, study...

"A transformative agenda... is urgent and is in the interests of all humanity."

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled.

Critical antibiotics still used on US farm animals despite superbug crisis

The FDA is planning to release data on pharmaceutical sales for animal antibiotics for 2017 this December, which will give more indication as to how well the new regulations are working.

How Trump’s immigration crackdown threatens ‘Made in America’ dairy-industry miracle

Idaho farmers frustrated with far-right rhetoric, endless congressional fighting over undocumented Hispanic workers.

Another scary superbug has been found on an American hog farm

Researchers went looking for one type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, only to find one that had no reason to be there.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.