CAFO Collapse – How Factory Farms are Failing Fast

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 A new variant of MRSA has emerged in CAFO animals (primarily pigs, but also cows and chickens), from where it can be transmitted to humans. It can also be contracted by handling raw contaminated meat

Besides antibiotic-overuse, which threatens human health, Continue reading

Avian Flu Outbreak Among Chickens—What This Disaster Can Tell Us About Our Food Production

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Three large egg-producing states in the US are in the midst of an avian flu outbreak. Iowa declared a state of emergency on May 1. Minnesota and Wisconsin declared states of emergency last month Continue reading

White House Plan to Address Antibiotic Resistance Is Too Weak to Protect Human Health

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According to the CDC, drug-resistant antibiotics in the American food supply pose “a serious threat” to public health and “should be phased out”

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Farmed and Dangerous… Chipotle Takes Aim at Unsustainable Industrial Agriculture in New Mini-Series

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Chipotle has launched a web-based show called Farmed and Dangerous, a four-part satire aimed at revealing the “outrageously twisted and utterly unsustainable world of industrial agriculture” Continue reading