Tag: factory farms

The Lurid Reason America’s Franken-Chickens Must Be Washed with Chlorine

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Let’s say you like to eat chicken and you’re all right with that. You’ve heard about arsenic in chicken feed and chicken imported to China and back again, but you’re still amenable to that. Chances are you probably wouldn’t be OK with why U.S. factory farm chicken must be washed in chlorine. Recently, the UK was…

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UK Shocked to Find it Has Duplicated U.S. Factory Farms

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A new report has shocked the UK who apparently did not know that they have just witnessed the reverse of a British invasion. That is to say, they awoke to realize that US-style factory farms now dot the shires and any idyllic semblances of a family-run farm are now gone. Our unfortunate trend in…

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Pharma Cos. Try to Block Maryland Bill to Stem Unnecessary Antibiotics on Farms

By Mitchelle Stephenson Good news: The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee has passed the Keep Antibiotics Effective Act on a vote of 7-4. Supporting the bill in Committee were Chairwoman Joan Carter Conway and Senators Paul Pinsky, Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, Cheryl Kagan, Barbara Robinson, Ron Young and Craig Zucker. Later today, the full Senate is…

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Dozens of Advocacy Groups Challenge EPA on Factory Farm Pollution

Rural Communities Demand Clean Water, Not Environmental Rollbacks WASHINGTON – While the Trump administration orders the EPA do less to protect Americans from dirty air and water, and Congress threatens to dismantle the agency altogether, Food & Water Watch and 34 advocacy organizations are demanding that the agency do more to protect communities from factory…

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Fighting the (Real) Deplorables

By Tony Cartalucci Across America, protests have broken out. They are small, poorly organized, and poorly led. They lack any realistic goal, so clearly, lack any actual plan to achieve any sort of goal. And unfortunately, they have become violent, embodying the very sort of hate, intimidation, and victimization the protesters claim they are fighting against….

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Investors Call on 16 Global Food Producers to Divest From Factory Farming

By Derrick Broze Investors worth trillions of dollars have launched a campaign calling on the world’s 16 largest food companies to begin investing in plant-based protein to combat environmental and health risks associated with animal agriculture. The Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) has organized a group of 40 investors in a campaign to…

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Study Proves Pesticides Are Linked To Farmer Respiratory Problems

By Ariana Marisol Pesticides are having extreme negative effects on farmers health. Herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides are often blamed for their negative impacts on the environment. Yet they have harmful and sometimes even deadly effects on most people, specifically farmers. Surprisingly enough, research on the topic is still in its infancy. A new study from…

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Bernie Sanders On Organic Farming, Calls Out Monsanto As Presidential Campaign Heats Up

By Yelena Sukhoterina Unlike most of the top candidates, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has a long history of speaking out against big corporations, factory farming, and the Biotech giants. As early as 1994 he was fighting against companies such as Monsanto using chemicals that impact human and animal health. He was also one of the…

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The Battle Against Cow Farts: How Will That Affect Consumers’ Health?

By Catherine J. Frompovich As a result of some of my writing about weather geoengineering, aka “chemtrails,” an activist in Greece, Wayne Hall, has been in contact with me and shared some information about what they are doing to raise consciousness in Athens. Recently, Mr. Hall emailed the interview Serbian journalist Mara Knezevic-Kern had with…

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