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Confined Animal Feeding Operations

Grassfed Meat: Making the Right Choices

Andrew Gunther | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

We hope to explain the problems with feedlot farming systems, but also the significant solutions that real grassfed farming can offer, and why it is important to choose a "grassfed" label that really means what it says.

How CAFOs Take Their Toll On Humans, Too

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When I talk about farming, I usually focus on antibiotic over-use and the way that it stimulates the emergence of drug-resistant organisms. That's par...

Mexican Lawmaker: Factory Farms Are "Breeding Grounds" of Swine Flu Pandemic

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Kirby

We do know that Mexican pigs with swine flu are being destroyed. And we know that Mexican lawmakers think that confined animal feeding operations are making people sick.

Let's Ask Marion Nestle: Who Needs Bioterrorism When We've Got Manure Lagoons?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Nestle: "Our report fully documented how confined animal feeding operations promote transmission of nasty -- and often antibiotic resistant -- microbial diseases."