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Superbugs to Kill More People Than Cancer If Industrial Agriculture Doesn't Ditch Antibiotics and Pesticides
Health & Wellness  (tags: germs, bacteria, sickness, disease, agriculture )

Freya
- 82 days ago - organicconsumers.org
From the rampant overuse of antibiotics in factory farm animals to the heavy spraying of pesticides on food crops, industrial agriculture has given rise to deadly antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
Nobody Is Moving Our Cheese: American Surplus Reaches Record High
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, dairy, milk, agriculture )

Freya
- 187 days ago - npr.org
The stockpile started to build several years ago, in large part because the pace of milk production began to exceed the rates of consumption.
Vegan Crops Produce 1900% More Protein Than Raising Animals for Beef or Eggs, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: protein, vegan, animals, beef, eggs, study, agriculture, water loss, desertification, extinction, humans, diet, health )

Lone
- 188 days ago - livekindly.co
As well as increased food production, shifting toward plant-based foods could largely reduce the strain on the planet; animal agriculture is a driver of water loss, desertification, ocean dead zones, and species extinction
119 Food Organizations to Watch in 2019
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, crops, activism, agriculture, farms )

Freya
- 198 days ago - foodtank.com
2018 was a great year for Food Tank. To start off the year, we've compiled a list of 119 organizations to keep an eye on in 2019 that are working towards a more sustainable food system.
Stop a Dow Chemical Pesticide Executive From Becoming Chief Scientist of the USDA
Health & Wellness  (tags: poisons, contaminants, agriculture, USDA, petitions )

Freya
- 230 days ago - act.sierraclub.org
Tell your Senators to deny Trump's efforts to appoint the head of Dow's pesticide division as chief scientist of the USDA. Scott Hutchins' advocacy for dangerous pesticides has left women, children, and farmworkers especially vulnerable.
Why Cereal Is Better
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, nutrition, diet, agriculture )

Glenn
- 449 days ago - eurekalert.org
Cereal is much more drought-tolerant than other plants. Researchers from Würzburg have now found out why that is so. Their insight could help breed crops that are more resistant to drought.
Gazans Turn to Their Rooftops for Sustenance
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza siege news, agriculture, rooftop farming, Ahmad Saleh, humanitarian crisis, farming, world, media, news, americans, usa, government, HumanRights, middle-east, israel, Refugees&Relief, diet, children, health, warning )

Fly
- 699 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The decade old Israeli blockade on Gaza has dramatically undermined the coastal stripâEUR(TM)s agriculture sector. The electricity crisis has exacerbated this problem. With electricity available for only three to four hours a day
Monsanto The Monster From America   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, Abby Martin, toxins, Michael Taylor, agriculture, Mitt Romney, George Bush, Clarence Thomas, President Obama, Donald Rumsfeld )

Sheryl
- 1129 days ago - youtube.com
Few corporations in the world are as loathed and as sinister as Monsanto. But the threat it poses to people and planet could be reaching new heights. Even if you think you know all about Monsanto this one do not miss.
8 Signs Americans Are Moving Towards a Healthier, Saner Diet
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, eating, vegetarian, eat locally, workers, agriculture )

Freya
- 1288 days ago - alternet.org
We've become a lot more interested in how our food impacts our health, the environment, animals and the workers who produce it.
Farmers Urged to Cut Antibiotic Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Farmers, to cut antibiotic use, agriculture, animals, threat to human health )

Rosie
- 1321 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Farmers need to dramatically cut the amount of antibiotics used in agriculture because of the threat to human health a report says. Some infections are becoming impossible to treat due to the excessive use of antibiotics, more than half used in animals.
The 2015 Food Revolution Summit ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Paul McCartney, Michael Pollan, Tony Robbins, Eric Schlosser, Andrew Kimbrell, Food Revolution Summit, food, health, Agriculture, disease, family )

Nancy
- 1561 days ago - foodrevolutionsummit.org
YouâEUR(TM)ll find out about research that big agriculture would rather you didnâEUR(TM)t know existed. And youâEUR(TM)ll get empowered with truth that could save your life or the lives of people you love. April 25 âEUR" May 3
An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect Our Planet, Farmworkers and Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: Earth Day Suggestion, food, health, pesticides, agriculture, environment, humans, protection, safety, news )

Carrie
- 1915 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step - curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture - would help protect the environment, farmworkers and our families
Petition to President Obama ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, ge seed, Africa, health, gmo, agriculture )

Nancy
- 2222 days ago - actionaidusa.org
The New Alliance actually represents a shift in policies to favor large agribusiness. This threatens to displace smallholder agriculture in favor of less sustainable practices, placing food security at risk.
Help Hunger Strikers Facing Eviction in Mexico ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, prevention, agriculture, Mexico, big ag, hunger strike, organic, science, chemicals, gmos )

Nancy
- 2368 days ago - act.grassrootsonline.org
On Wednesday, January 23 Mexican farmers took their struggle against genetically modified (GM) corn to the plaza, embarking on a hunger strike and sit-in in Mexico City. And they need your support before they are arrested.
Synthetic Nutrients in Organic Foods? ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, USDA, prevention, agriculture, big ag, synthetics, organic, hunger, science, chemicals, gmos )

Nancy
- 2417 days ago - cornucopia.org
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking public comment on a rule that would continue its policy of allowing the indiscriminate and illegal addition of synthetic nutrients to organic foods.
 

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