Post Tagged with: "Factory Farming"

CDC Antibiotic Resistance Report Confirms Health Threat From Factory Farms

CDC Antibiotic Resistance Report Confirms Health Threat From Factory Farms

In response to the first-ever Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on antibiotic resistance, released earlier this week, Farm Aid issued a statement from the site of its annual benefit concert, scheduled for Sept. 21, calling for further investigation of factory farm-related health issues and an immediate curtailing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of non-therapeutic […]

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Vegan Singer Fiona Apple Takes On Factory Farming

Vegan Singer Fiona Apple Takes On Factory Farming

Read full article: http://livinggreenmag.com/2013/09/17/green-business/vegan-singer-fiona-apple-takes-on-factory-farming-with-pure-imagination/

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Stop Factory Farming Month Launched in NZ

New Zealand’s Stop Factory Farming Month, ‘Don’t be in the Dark’ has been launched today by animal advocacy group SAFE. The month-long event will raise awareness of the high level of cruelty involved in intensive egg, pork and chicken farming systems and highlight the role Kiwis can play in helping to bring it to an end. “Successful animal welfare campaigns […]

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Factory Farming of Turkeys in Australia

For 3 months, which is the total lifespan of a factory farmed turkey, they are exposed to cruel and cramped conditions with thousands of other birds. During Christmas, the consumption of turkey rises, and these intelligent and loving birds are killed at roughly 12 weeks of age. During these short 12 weeks, they are exposed to artificial lighting so that […]

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Past the Age of Miracles: Facing a Post-Antibiotic Age

The Director-General of the World Health Organization warns that we may be facing an end to modern medicine as we know it thanks in part to the mass feeding of antibiotics to farm animals to accelerate growth. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/past-the-age-of-miracles-facing-a-post-antibiotic-age/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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John Robbins Discusses Factory Farming, GMOs, and more

John Robbins Discusses Factory Farming, GMOs, and more

View video: More information: http://www.johnrobbins.info/

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The E.P.A. Backs Off on Factory Farms

The Environmental Protection Agency is obliged under the Clean Water Act to monitor America’s waterways and shield them from the toxic runoff from factory farms. But the growth of that industry, and its courtroom tenacity, has far outstripped the E.P.A.’s efforts to restrict runoff from manure lagoons and feedlots. Read full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/15/opinion/the-epa-backs-off-on-factory-farms.html “According to the E.P.A.’s own studies, agricultural […]

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Dr. Michael Klaper: Plant-Only Medicine Man

More information: http://doctorklaper.com/ Related video: Food for the Spiritual Journey

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McDonald’s Happy Meals: Can you say McCruelty?

McDonald’s Happy Meals: Can you say McCruelty?

By Ocean Robbins You don’t have to be a vegan or an animal rights activist to care how animals are treated. In fact, polls have found that more than 94% of the American public believes that animals raised for food should be treated as humanely as possible. But the reality in modern meat production would make Old MacDonald turn over […]

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Where is all our freshwater going? What is the best way to conserve?

Where is all our freshwater going? What is the best way to conserve?

Worldwide, we raise and kill 70 billion animals for food each year, all of whom require water. A few billion of these animals need 40 or more gallons per day—that’s over 100 times what we as individuals need to consume daily. Producing a pound of meat requires approximately 50 times more water than producing a pound of vegetables, fruits, or grain […]

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