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Navajo Nation Seizes EPA Tanks After Spill Claims Water Is Unsafe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Navajo, oily water, EPA, President Russell Begaye, toxic spill, river, cattle, farmers, crops )

- 1427 days ago -
Navajo farmers and cattle ranchers use river for crops and livestock. The Navajo Nation has yet 2 lift water restrictions on the river after toxic spill so EPA has been delivering water 2 communities and storing them in large tanks. Water in tanks is oily
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 )

- 3678 days ago -
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 )

- 3700 days ago -
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 )

- 3701 days ago -
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.
Mad Cow Regulation Affects Equine, Rendering Industries
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, horses, mad cow, disease, fda, rendering, business, cattle, health, government, law, regulation, safety, protection, humans, health )

- 3761 days ago -
A new FDA regulation says all at-risk cattle body parts must be excluded from all animal feeds and pet foods. The livestock industry is concerned that the new guidelines could cause rendering companies and haulers to eliminate livestock carcass pickups.
Cows Don't Always Display Symptoms of "Mad Cow" & the Disease Can Incubate for Decades in Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: mad cow, BSE, health, downers, cattle, CJD )

- 4140 days ago -
Something the USDA doesn't want the public to know. (US-mt) Guest Opinion: "Downer" cattle should be kept out of food chain. Mad cow disease, red meat, Russian roulette . Go vegan
Disparate Federal Rules in Spotlight - Washingtonpost.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, cattle, government, risks, safety )

- 4148 days ago -
Although the Agriculture Department prohibits the use of beef from "downer" cattle in federally funded school lunches, the agency sometimes allows the meat in the general food supply, a disparity that critics say undercuts officials' contention that there
Second Outbreak of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Confirmed in Britain
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, animals, cows, cattle, world, humans, health, alert, safety, risks, illness, environment )

- 4362 days ago -
LONDON, England (CNN) -- Tests have confirmed a second foot-and-mouth outbreak in southern England, the government announced, raising fears that the highly contagious animal virus is spreading. Chief Veterinary Officer Debby Reynolds said Tuesday that
Lab Likely Source of UK Foot-And-Mouth
Health & Wellness  (tags: laboratory, agrigculture, disease, cattle, animals, farm, livestocks, foot and mouthsafety, risks, humans, health, contamination )

- 4363 days ago -
LONDON (AP) - Hopes rose Sunday that a potentially disastrous foot-and-mouth outbreak in Britain could be contained, as scientists grew increasingly suspicious that the disease came from a high-security laboratory near the infected farm. The agriculture

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