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Still Waiting After All These Years

Laura Rogers | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Rogers

In 1977, Jimmy Carter was president. Elvis Presley was still in the building. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was rolling up its sleeves to start addressing the problem of antibiotic overuse on industrial farms. We cannot wait any longer.

Pardon the Turkey, Not Industrial Farms

Karen Steuer | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Karen Steuer

The White House turkey deserves a presidential pardon. Industrial animal agriculture does not.

This Little Piggy Went to Market...

J Henry Fair | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
J Henry Fair

In a seminal piece of writing, and a turning point in American journalism, Upton Sinclair exposed the atrocities of the meat-packing industry, which c...

Why Factory Farms Threaten Your Health

John Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

Only 30 percent of antibiotics used in the U.S. are administered to people. The other 70 percent are administered to U.S. livestock to compensate for the unhealthy conditions of factory farms.