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Tornadoes linked to Factory Farming?

Tornadoes linked to Factory Farming?

Coincidental? The regions of the world that are prone to violent tornadoes are the exact same places that do all the factory farming and eat the most meat. Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 32.6 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, or 51 percent of annual worldwide Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHGs), so meat consumption has a major […]

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End Factory Farming

Michael Greger, M.D.: “When we overcrowd thousands of animals into cramped filthy football-field sized sheds to lie beak-to-beak, or snout-to-snout atop their own waste it can present a breeding ground for disease, a perfect storm environment for the emergence of new strains of influenza and other animal-to-human diseases. These so-called factory farms are a public health menace.” Read article: Reasons […]

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End Climate Chaos: Boycott Genetically Engineered & Factory-Farmed Foods

End Climate Chaos: Boycott Genetically Engineered & Factory-Farmed Foods

This past summer, the media broadcast cries of alarm from farmers suffering through the worst drought in decades. Large swaths of genetically engineered and chemical-intensive crops literally burned in the fields. And what didn’t burn, was ravaged by disease and superweeds. What the mass media and most non-organic farmers and ranchers have yet to acknowledge is that at the root […]

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Vegan & Animal Activist, Casey Affleck, Wants Mass. Lawmakers to Stop Factory Farming
Meet Your Meat

Meet Your Meat

VIEW VIDEO: Eating animals: meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy causes Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and all of our other chronic and infectious diseases. On the other hand, eating plants: vegetables, fruits, beans and grains prevents Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and all of our other chronic and infectious diseases. 10 Reasons Not To Eat Beef 10 Reasons Not To Eat Pork […]

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ABC News Exposes Factory Farm Animal Cruelty, Ag-Gag Bills

ABC News Exposes Factory Farm Animal Cruelty, Ag-Gag Bills

ABC News reported on the battle between animal rights groups and farmers over “Ag Gag” bills. These bills, which have been passed by five states (among them Utah, Iowa, Minnesota, Florida) and introduced in at least six others, essentially make it illegal for activists to conduct undercover investigations and record video at factory farms. More information: http://www.farmforward.com/features/ag-gag More information: Genesis […]

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Eating for the Health of You and the Earth

Eating for the Health of You and the Earth

April 22, 2013, marks the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day and we can make positive changes by considering how our dietary choices impact the planet. Diet is an important tool for health and to achieve environmental sustainability. Our current food policies and dietary habits have put us on a path towards an environmental and public health crisis. The population is […]

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America’s Unwitting Prescription Drug Addicts: Livestock

America’s Unwitting Prescription Drug Addicts: Livestock

American beef, pork and poultry producers purchased nearly 30 million pounds of antibiotics in 2011, including penicillins, tetracyclines and cephalosporins, which are used primarily in intensive meat production. That’s nearly four times the amount sold to humans who were sick, and it’s an increase of 2.3 percent over the previous year—despite increasing public pressure to scale back on routine antibiotic […]

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Factory Farming in 60 Seconds Flat

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The Truth About Factory Farming

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