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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 )

- 2078 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)...
Activist Post: The War on Milk - GM Dairy and Cancer Links
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, research, health, humans, milk, cows, children, warning )

- 2983 days ago -
I wrote an article recently detailing the impacts of rBGH on the welfare of dairy cows. I explained how the use of rBGH was responsible for increased rates of mastitis and how rBGHinjections actually have the potential to decrease milk production. Yet,
Woman's Shattered Life Shows Ground Beef Inspection Flaws
Health & Wellness  (tags: beef, hamburger, E. coli, grocers, contamination, slaughterhouses, FDA, cows, meat, Angus, Beef, Patties, risks, health, disease, food, humans, illness, warning, government, dishonesty, cover-up, investigation )

- 3573 days ago -
Many big slaughterhouses will sell only to grinders who agree not to test their shipments for E. coli. Tens of thousands of people are still sickened annually by this pathogen, federal health officials estimate, with hamburger being the biggest culprit.
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 )

- 3702 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 )

- 3702 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.
Meat From Dying, Sick Or Diseased Cows Getting IntoYour Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, government, disease, risks, animals, downer, cows, corruption )

- 4109 days ago -
A News Team Investigation warned the USDA in 2002 about downer cows getting into the food supply. An Investigative Reporter spent six months undercover, exposing something the meat industry would rather keep secret from consumers: fecal contamination.
Beef Back on School Menus, USDA Considers Recall Complete
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, safety, beef, usda, animals, cows, disease )

- 4109 days ago -
After the massive recall of 143 million pounds of beef from a Southern California meat company in early February, supplies of beef purchased under the National School Lunch Program are back to normal to the relief of cattle groups. Schools to trust USDA.
Raw Milk Demand Grows Despite Concerns
Health & Wellness  (tags: Milk, raw milk, hazards, disease, safety, protection, cows, cows milk )

- 4116 days ago -
The federal government and a majority of states prohibit sales of raw milk to the public, claiming it is responsible for hundreds of people sickened in the past decade with salmonella, E. coli, Listeria monocytogenes and other bacteria.
A Fake Group Fights for Monsanto's Right to Deceive You
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, ethics, food, artificial, growth, hormones, hormones in food, drugs, news, milk, dairy, cows, cows milk, FDA )

- 4125 days ago -
The American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology, or Afact, calls itself a "grass-roots organization" that came together to defend their right to use the artificial growth hormone recombinant bovine somatotropin, also known as rBST.
New Evidence: Recalled Beef Sold To Costco, In-N-Out Burger, Taco Bell
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, humans, warning, children, beef, recall, animal, abuse, slaughter, cows )

- 4139 days ago -
New evidence has emerged showing a history of violations at Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. Recalled meat was fed to children in the National School Lunch Program and landed in sirloin patties sold at Costco and in food served at In-N-Out Burger and Taco Bell.
Too Little Testing for Mad Cow, Critics Say | Southern California News
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cows, mad, humans, recall, protection, illness, children, risks, food, government, warning )

- 4145 days ago -
Today, about 40,000 -- or 0.1 percent -- of the 37 million cows slaughtered each year are tested, a number that consumer groups say is too low, especially when compared to testing programs in other countries. "Don't look, don't find" might be a more apt
Meat Packer Admits Slaughter of Sick Cows
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cows, sick, meat recall, protection, humans, disease, food, risks, safety, warning )

- 4146 days ago -
The president of a slaughterhouse at the heart of the largest-ever meat recall denied under oath on Wednesday, but then grudgingly admitted, that his company had apparently introduced sick cows into the hamburger supply.
Food Safety? What About Animal Abuse?
Health & Wellness  (tags: cows, animal abuse, slaughterhouse, Chino California, Dick Durbin, food safety )

- 4187 days ago -
Graphic video of cows being cruelly abused at the Hallmark slaughterhouse has raised concerns about the safety of the meat from these suffering animals. The Humane Scoiety of the United States and Sen. Dick Durbin are warnng the FDA and the FSIS.
Fatal Germ Found on Production Line at Dairy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, germs, cows, society, humans, illness, safety )

- 4197 days ago -
A germ that killed three people and sickened two others originated on the production line of a mom-and-pop dairy in Shrewsbury, state disease investigators reported yesterday as they provided the clearest evidence yet of how milk became contaminated with
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 )

- 4364 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

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