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

Shocking Facts About the Meat Industry

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Industrial-scale farming has wide-ranging problems, from deteriorating food quality and increasing safety hazards, to environmental destruction that places future growth of food at risk

One technique used Continue reading

Monsanto Vows to Challenge Maui GMO Moratorium in Court

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Despite outspending citizens 87 to 1, the chemical technology industry, led by Monsanto, was defeated in Maui

Maui’s GMO moratorium calls for a complete suspension of the cultivation of genetically engineered crops until studies conclusively prove Continue reading

Factory Farmed Chicken May Be Cheap, But the Ultimate Price You Pay Is High

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Demand for food at cheaper prices has dramatically altered the entire food chain

As a result, food production revolves around efficiency— Continue reading

US Food Manufacturing—Science Based or Reckless?

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US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was formerly the Governor of Iowa, at which time he was given a “Governor of the Year” award by a Monsanto group Continue reading

Factory Farm Model Fails Again—Produces Virus That Has Wiped Out 10 Percent of US Pig Population in One Year

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Over the past year, nearly 10 percent of the entire pig population in the US has been wiped out by a highly lethal virus

No interstate or trade restrictions in place within the US pertaining to PEDv. It’s also not considered Continue reading

New Documentary “Ingredients” Looks at the Local Food Movement

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The documentary film Ingredients takes a refreshing look at the local food movement that is sweeping the US

By shifting to locally grown foods, you improve your health and lower your risk of illness, Continue reading

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