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48 Million Sickened Every Year By Cheap, Dirty Meat
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, factory farms, disease )

- 487 days ago -
If you live in the U.S., you're far more likely to get hit with salmonella or some other foodborne illness, than if you live in the U.K. You can thank the factory farm industry for that.
DonâEUR(TM)t Let Tyson and the Other Meat Giants Write the U.S. Dietary Regulations! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: factory farms, grass-fed farms, beef, Tyson, Smithfield, USDA, GDAC )

- 1561 days ago -
The dietary guidelines committee may have ignored the health and environmental benefits of the 3-6 percent of beef thatâEUR(TM)s coming from grass-fed farms, but they got the important point right: The factory-farmed meat that most Americans eat is making...
Stop The Use of Antibiotics In Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Factory Farms, Anitbiotics, superbugs, human resistant )

- 1787 days ago -
80% of all antibiotics in the United States are used to raise meat for human consumption, which has led to the rise of so-called "superbugs" -- human diseases that are resistant to antibiotic treatment.
Tell Congressional Republicans: Stop the Use of Antibiotics in Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, factory farms, food, petitions, meat, drugs )

- 1789 days ago -
The gross overuse of antibiotics on factory farms has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," sickening millions and even killing many Americans every year. We urge you to pass critical legislation to prevent antibiotic resistance...
Pathetic: How the USDA Cowers to the Poultry Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, USDA, chicken, poultry, illness, pathogens, factory farms, oversight )

- 1949 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 )

- 1999 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 )

- 2054 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 )

- 2106 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 )

- 2172 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 )

- 2676 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 )

- 2751 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 )

- 3142 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 )

- 3171 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 )

- 3448 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 )

- 3519 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

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