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Smithfield Foods Ordered to Pay Nearly $500 Million Over Hog Farm Pollution in North Carolina
August 3, 2018
Smithfield Foods is guilty of polluting North Carolina neighborhoods with hog farm waste. Residents have been awarded nearly $500 million…
Nearly 80% of Meat Samples Contain Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Says New Report
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June 28, 2018
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria were found on nearly 80 percent of meat samples tested by the U.S. government, says a cautionary new…
New Research Adds to the Evidence that a Plant-Based Diet is Better for the Environment
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June 1, 2018
A new research analysis adds to overwhelming evidence in favor of a plant-based diet for reducing environmental impact and climate…
USDA Kills Organic Livestock Rule
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March 13, 2018
The Trump administration says it will not be supporting the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule aimed at improving conditions…
U.S. Livestock Consume 5 Times as Many Antibiotics as UK Animals
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February 15, 2018
New data reveal that antibiotic use on livestock animals is five times higher in the U.S. than the UK, with…
Antibiotic Use in Livestock Declines, Chicken Industry Leads the Charge
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December 7, 2017
A new report from the National Resources Defense Council says antibiotics used in livestock are finally on the decline, but…
70% of Americans Want Better Treatment for Farm Animals, Poll Finds
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November 21, 2017
A new survey conducted by the Sentience Institute found an overwhelming number of Americans favor better treatment of farm animals.
California Ballot Initiative Aims to Shift State Away From Cruel Livestock Confinement Practices 'Once and for All'
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November 14, 2017
A new ballot initiative gathering signatures in California is poised to bring an end to extreme livestock confinement practices in…
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November 3, 2017
Nestlé is already the biggest food brand in the world. Could it become the biggest vegan food brand, too?
60% of Global Biodiversity Loss Linked to Meat Consumption
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October 15, 2017
A new report from the World Wildlife Fund finds most biodiversity loss on the planet can be linked to livestock…