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Five Ways You are Subsidizing Big Meat Without Knowing it

Many people think of the USDA as a kind of FDA for farm products—dedicated to protecting the public’s health against sloppy or even sleazy practices. But actually the USDA, created when America was agrarian, primarily serves rural America and food … Continue reading

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Tyson Dumps Over 6X More Pollution Into Waterways Than Exxon

According to a new report by Environment America, Tyson, one of the largest meat producers in the world, is responsible for dumping more toxic pollution into our waterways than companies like ExxonMobil and Dow Chemical: “Tyson Foods, Inc. or its subsidiaries … Continue reading

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Popular Grocer Trader Joe’s Goes Cage-Free

Trader Joe’s, one of the nation’s most popular grocery chains, announced its commitment to improving animal welfare in its U.S. supply chain by switching to 100 percent cage-free eggs. Trader Joe’s says this transition will take place by 2020 in … Continue reading

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Break the factory farm system – stop antibiotic misuse

MEPs are facing a crucial vote on an amendment to a draft European regulation which proposes to ban the routine, purely preventative use of antibiotics in factory farming. Together, we can encourage key MEPs to vote in favour of strong … Continue reading

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