Friday, January 22, 2021

Tag: food

Why the USDA is being sued—again

The USDA is facing lawsuits for shirking its responsibility to protect birds from animal welfare violations.

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

Community-based farms rise to the occasion as big food supply chains...

Organic CSA farms like Massaro in Connecticut have been able to nimbly reorient marketing and production to serve the urgent needs of their communities.

Are America’s biggest food companies making progress toward reducing animal suffering?

Like countless animal lovers, I have always considered myself as someone who deeply cares for animals. As a kid, my pet dogs,...

COVID-19 crisis highlights big meat companies’ lack of openness

Meat companies’ evasive language about what is happening to animals during the COVID-19 crisis is part of a larger pattern that suppresses open debate about the ethical costs of food production in the U.S.

The food industry puts profits over public health using big tobacco’s...

In certain cases, preemption—when a higher level of government limits the authority of a lower level to enact new policies—can devastate public health.

Obesity: America’s number one export?

Americans’ ultra-processed diet is fueling obesity across the world.

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

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

Big Ag lets hundreds of thousands of farm animals die in...

Farm animals have less legal protection than other confined animals, such as those living in laboratories or zoos.

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like...

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

Former US Marine charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

“What are we supposed to do? Supreme Court’s not helping us. No one’s helping us. Only us can help us. Only we can do it.”

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

The Capitol insurrection and white supremacist infiltration of U.S. Police

Domestic terrorism from far-right groups is a significant threat to America’s safety and security.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.