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Health & Wellness

Fracking the Farm: Scientists Worry About Chemical Exposure to Livestock and Agriculture
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fracking, Toxic Contamination, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, Food, Human Health )

Brian
- 133 days ago - truth-out.org
"Recent studies by public health and veterinarian scientists are confirming there is cause for concern when it comes to fracking's potential impact on farm crops and animals."
Meat Recall Investigation: Employees Hid Evidence of Cancer in Cows
Health & Wellness  (tags: Meat, Meat Recall, Meat Industry, Cover-Up, Cancer, Sick Animals, Livestock, Animal Cruelty, Contaminated Meat )

Brian
- 222 days ago - mfablog.org
"After the cows were killed, employees would hide the warning signs of cancer by trimming off diseased parts, using a fake stamp of approval or even replacing the heads of sick cows with ones from healthy animals."
Yes, Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Can Jump From Animals to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, research, livestock, infection, antibiotics, humans, health, mrsa, disease, family )

Nancy
- 622 days ago - motherjones.com
After analyzing the mutations of the MRSA strains in the women and the animals, the researchers concluded that it had been circulating among the livestock before jumping to the people. The researchers' analysis is "so fine-grained," McKenna writes...
Tell Congress: Just Say No to Back-Room Deals With Drug Companies ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, family, disease, big pharma, livestock, antibiotics, medicine )

Nancy
- 950 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Drug companies and factory farms are creating something more alarming than pills and livestock: they're pushing antibiotics on healthy animals, incubating dangerous, drug-resistant strains of bacteria that are spreading to humans.
Write the Minister of Health: Stop "Enviropig(TM)" - Take Action Today!
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, humans, ethics, GMOs, GE, health, safety, science, risks, research, prevention, interesting, food, government, ethics, family, farmers, livestock, solutions, sustainability )

Elena
- 1673 days ago - cban.ca
The so-called "Enviropig(TM)" could soon be the first genetically modified (GM) (also called genetically engineered or GE) food animal on the market. Enviropig(TM) is the trademarked industry name for a pig that has been genetically engineered to excrete less
Sign Petition: Downed Animal Protection - No Downers Campaign
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, downers, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, livestock, sick, injured, cruelty, suffering, protection, usda, risks, safety, prevention, health, disease, humans, food )

Tom
- 2005 days ago - animalrights.change.org
The USDA banned downed cattle from being slaughtered and entering the human food supply. While this step is a milestone in efforts to protect those animals too sick and injured to walk, or even stand, protections need to be expanded to all species.
Sign Petition: Tell Your Senator to Support SB 416
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

Tom
- 2027 days ago - ga3.org
Livestock and poultry producers routinely feed antibiotics to animals to boost growth rates or counteract unhygienic living conditions. This creates antibiotic-resistant bacteria transmitted to humans through water, soil, animal contact, or food we eat.
Abuse of Antibiotics at Factory Farms Threatens the Effectiveness of Drugs Used to Treat Disease in Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

Tom
- 2027 days ago - sierraclub.org
Industrial-style livestock operations increases the use of antibiotics in animals. Thousands of animals are crammed into the unhygienic, crowded quarters of a typical factory operation, and antibiotics are dispensed constantly through the animals' feed.
   

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