START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Health & Wellness

Pathetic: How the USDA Cowers to the Poultry Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, USDA, chicken, poultry, illness, pathogens, factory farms, oversight )

- 1332 days ago -
Earlier this year, Food & Water Watch received information that USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) was going to permit a trade association -- the National Chicken Council -- to collect data in poultry plants to assess the rate of foodborne...
Alternatives to Factory Farmed Milk
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic food, organic milk, factory farms, CAFOs, ethics )

- 1383 days ago -
There are plenty of reasons to boycott milk from factory farms, beginning with your own health. Dairy cows raised on grass pastures produce milk that is higher in omega-3 fats, vitamin E and beta-carotene than milk from cows raised on grain. Milk from...
5 Modern Diseases Grown By Factory Farming
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, government, humans, illness, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, e coli, salmonella, mad cow, sick, sickness, CAFO, factory farms, animals, greed, MRSA, Obesity, Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Pork, Beef )

- 1438 days ago -
Industrial agriculture is making us sick. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), nutritional scientists, and medical professionals warn against the health risks of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)...
CDC Reveals Scary Truth About Factory Farms and Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, deaths, factory farms, food, diseases )

- 1490 days ago -
The CDC report lays out a couple of specific pathogens whose spread among people is driven by farm practices. Drug-resistant campylobacter causes 310,000 infections per year, resulting in 28 deaths, the report states.
Factory Farm Workers Are Carrying An Antibiotic-Resistant Pig Bacteria
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, factory farms, hogs, disease )

- 1555 days ago -
Shortly before Americans fired up their grills for Independence Day, researchers announced that industrial farm workers have been contaminated with "pig MRSA," an antibiotic resistant bacteria that is increasingly found in American hogs.
Protect Our Families' Health By Ending the Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Producing Animals. ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, family, antibiotics, factory farms, prevention, health )

- 2060 days ago -
In June 2010, the FDA issued draft recommendations on voluntary limits to this overuse--but we are still waiting for action.
Tell the EPA to Keep Factory Farm Waste Out of Our Water ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, family, factory farms, water, research, prevention )

- 2135 days ago -
Tell the EPA, before the December 20th comment deadline, that the public deserves the right to know basic information about the pollution risks posed by giant factory farms
New York Community Continues Opposition of New Factory Farm
Health & Wellness  (tags: factory farms, new york community, health, animal cruelty, food safety )

- 2525 days ago -
Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) represent everything that is wrong with factory farming and modern animal agriculture in general. A lengthy piece in the Chicago Tribune detailed the negative impact CAFOs have on human health, food safety,
Watch What You Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, organic food, digestion, energetic, Malaysia, GK Organic Farm, tasty, Eco Green, pine nuts, cumin, flavors, natural remedy, nutrition, Food Inc, factory farms, antibiotic, chemical polution, CAP, food, health )

- 2555 days ago -
I, too, once believed that organic food was an over-priced indulgence of health freaks. But then I discovered that I felt more energetic because it digested well in my body.
How Factory Farms Are Pumping Americans Full of Deadly Bacteria and Pathogens
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, prevention, risks, illness, food, disease, Factory Farms )

- 2831 days ago -
We're getting sicker and sicker, thanks to gruesome conditions in animal agriculture nationwide.
Food Industry Dictates Nutrition Policy
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, Factory Farms, diet, disease, risks, safety )

- 2903 days ago -
New York (CNN) -- Beyond the unhealthy influence that our demand for factory-farmed meat has in the area of food-borne illness and communicable diseases, we could cite many other influences on public health, most obviously the now-widely recognized relat
The Truth About Swine Flu: Time To Investigate & Regulate ! TAKE ACTION !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, swine flu, animals, humans, factory farms, pigs, protection, prevention )

- 3082 days ago -
No-one yet knows whether swine flu will become a global pandemic, but it is becoming clear where it came from - most likely a giant pig factory farm run by an American multinational corporation in Veracruz, Mexico.(1)
So What Does the Inside of a Factory Farm Look Like Anyway? (SlideShow)
Health & Wellness  (tags: business, Factory farms, Meat production, Poultry, Antibiotics, hormones, Go veg )

- 3083 days ago -
All photos in this slideshow were provided by Farm Sanctuary ...At chicken hatcheries, chicks enter the factory farming world packed into huge drawers.
Source of H1N1 Virus Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: swine flu, H1N1 strain, pandemic, Factory Farms, meat, PETA )

- 3091 days ago -
Why don't they like calling it the swine flu anyway? No one had a problem with "bird flu" but maybe they would have a problem with "factory farmed chicken flu." Oh yeah, we found the cause of the peanut contamination as well and it ain't imimgration.
Dear Mr. President-Elect -- Rethink Food & Agriculture Policies: Organic Food! Food Sovereignty! Food Safety! Factory Farms!
Health & Wellness  (tags: American, world, food system, political agenda, agriculture, policy, sustainable, farming, health, food safety, sovereignty, prices, availabilty, quality, organic, food riots, World Bank, IMF, world's farmers, consumers, factory farms, global warmin )

- 3251 days ago -
You're probably thinking that eating organic food in White House carries a political risk. You can easily deflect charge of elitism leveled at sustainable-food movement. Reform our food system! Help us take control of family dinner & our diet back from...

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Health & Wellness

Most Active Stories Today in Health & Wellness tagged with factory farms

top story finders in Health & Wellness

1. Laura H 12 popular stories

2. Cathy B 12 popular stories

3. Kay M 11 popular stories

4. Animae C 11 popular stories

5. Marianne R 11 popular stories

6. JL A 10 popular stories

7. Carole K 8 popular stories

8. Paulo Reeson 8 popular stories

9. Danuta W 8 popular stories

10. Trish K 7 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.