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Scientific Paper Argues Against Factory Farms "Feeding the World"

Scientific Paper Argues Against Factory Farms "Feeding the World" | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

19 Jan 2013 NATURAL SOCIETY To "feed the world" by 2050, we need massive industrial-scale, corporate-led agriculture. Well, that's what some say, but it couldn't be more untrue....

A group of researchers led by a distinguished soil expert has published a paper urging the US to rethink its current alliance with Big Ag. In its condensed form in the magazine Science (you can find the extended version hereas published by the National Research Council) , lead author John P. Reganold from Washington State University claims that the US’s current ag-research policy is flawed and not the vehicle needed to feed the world

Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/factory-farms-the-only-way-to-%e2%80%98feed-the-world%e2%80%99-not-so-argues-science-paper/#ixzz2IaTqntFw

 

Huffington Post, January 10, 2014
- ▶ U.S. PORK PRODUCERS CALL FOR MORE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS AFTER DECADES OF ABUSE AND PROTESTS http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/10/-pork-producers-humane_n_4572968.html?ref=topbar


Huffington Post, January 03, 2014
- ▶ THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR EVOLUTION BEYOND KILLING FOR FOOD - A PIG FARMER SPEAKS OUT  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-comis/the-importance-of-our-evolution-beyond-killing-for-food_b_4518133.html?ir=Green&ref=topbar

 

NPR, December 27, 2013
- ▶ 2013 WAS THE YEAR BILLS TO CRIMINALIZE ANIMAL CRUELTY VIDEOS FAILED http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/19/255549796/2013-was-the-year-every-new-ag-gag-bill-failed

 

Mother Jones July/August Issue
GAGGED BY BIG AG http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/06/ag-gag-laws-mowmar-farms

 

June 17, 2013 Treehugger

AG GAG LAWS ARE GROWING THREAT TO FREE SPEECH AND FOOD SAFETY http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/ag-gag-laws-are-growing-threat-free-speech-and-food-safety.html

 

Mother Jones July/August Issue
YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT PORK PRODUCERS DO TO PREGNANT PIGS?  http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/06/pregnant-sows-gestation-crates-abuse

 

May 14, 2013 Common Dreams

'AG-GAGGING': ARE WE KEPT IN THE DARK, OR WILFULLY BLIND WHEN IT COMES TO ANIMAL CRUELTY IN FACTORY FARMS? http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/05/14-8

 

ANTI-WHISTLE BLOWER AG-GAG LAWS AIMED AT KEEPING YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT YOUR FACTORY FARMED FOOD - PIGS, CHICKENS, VEAL, DAIRY, TURKEY, DUCKS http://sco.lt/7aFBUv

 

THE DRUG STORE IN AMERICAN MEAT: CAFOs AND INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMING YOUR MEAT  http://sco.lt/5pYaYr

 

Der Spiegel English, October 16, 2013
ETHICAL FARMING:  GERMANY PONDERS THE SUPER CHICKEN http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/lohmann-dual-breed-of-super-chicken-could-cut-down-on-chick-culling-a-927902.html

 

 

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 July 23, 2013 Democracy Now
VIDEO REPORT
**** Journalists, Animal Rights Advocates File Lawsuit Against Utah "Ag-Gag" Law  http://www.democracynow.org/2013/7/23/headlines/journalists_animal_advocates_file_lawsuit_against_utah_ag_gag_law

 

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July 21, 2013 Free From Harm
FAIR OAKS FARMS, THE LATEST "AGRITOURISM" DESTINATION: USES 2,700 SOWS TO PRODUCE 75,000 PIGS ANNUALLY http://www.nwitimes.com/business/local/article_7c7063d3-e336-5d1c-b7da-cdf8852c5f5d.html#.Ue15bezytDw.twitter

 

                                    VIDEO INVESTIGATION

April 9, 2013 - Democracy Now

**** AFTER ACTIVISTS COVERTLY EXPOSE ANIMAL CRUELTY IN FACTORY FARMS, SHOULD THEY BE TARGETED WITH "AG-GAG" LAWS? http://www.democracynow.org/2013/4/9/debate_after_activists_covertly_expose_animal

 

 

 

INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMING TREATS OUR FOOD ANIMALS LIKE OBJECTS ON AN AUTO PRODUCTION LINE  ... http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2841587423/corporate-industrial-factory-farming-treats-our-animals-like-objects-on-an-auto-production-line-you-are-what-you-eat

 

                          An Image Says A Thousand Words                  

                    FEEDLOT CATTLE http://ow.ly/mEGS1

 

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                        by PAUL McCARTNEY  (Former "Beatle")

THE WEBSITE THE MEAT INDUSTRY DOESN'T WANT YOU TO SEE                                        http://www.meat.org/

 

 

ALTERING OUR COWS TO ELIMATE "STENCH" AND PRODUCE MORE MILK  BY INJECTING THEM WITH rBST http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Cattle_flatulence_doesnt_stink_with_biotechnology_999.html

 

THE RISE OF THE 'DESIGNER' FARM ANIMAL  http://action.raw.info/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=119&ea.campaign.id=22518&ea.tracking.id=1174f49c&utm_campaign=raw&utm_source=shared&utm_medium=link

 

         +++++++++++++++"ENVIROPIGS" +++++++++++++++++++

 

Rather Than Find An Alternative to Extreme Factory Farming, The Biotech Industry is altering our animals to keep "more of the same" mega-profit factory farming going, with little regulation, oversight, or labeling for consumers:

 

PATENT FOR A PIG:  BIOTECH SCIENTISTS "IMPROVE" TRANSGENIC GMO "ENVIROPIGS" http://sco.lt/7hrnF3

 

BLIND, FOOTLESS CHICKENS FOR FUTURE CAFO FACTORY FARMS  http://farmwars.info/?p=7897

 

THE RAW TRUTH OF FACTORY FARMING http://www.raw.info/

#GMO

                                                

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***** FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 49 DAYS -  Growth Hormones For Rapid Growth, 'Efficiency' and Fast Profits http://sco.lt/5Za1o1

 

GROUPS FILE MOTION TO STOP FACTORY FARMS FROM USING WATERWAYS AS DUMPING GROUNDS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3643934709/groups-file-motion-to-stop-factory-farms-from-using-waterways-as-dumping-grounds

 

HOW FACTORY FARMING CONTRIBUTES TO GLOBAL WARMING | NationofChange http://www.nationofchange.org/how-factory-farming-contributes-global-warming-1358786945

 

May 26, 2013 Nation Of Change

 CENSORING OUR FOOD http://www.nationofchange.org/censoring-our-food-1369577740

 

May 12, 2013 The Independent

UK CAMPAIGNERS WARN AGAIN RISE OF 'MEGA-FARMS: COULD MASSIVE PIG, FISH AND DAIRY UNITS HARM ENVIRONMENT (AND YOU) http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/campaigners-warn-against-rise-of-the-megafarms-could-massive-pig-fish-and-dairy-units-harm-the-environment-8612471.html

 

WHERE HAVE ALL THE FARMS GONE?  - OUR ASSEMBLY-LINE INDUSTRIAL FOOD SYSTEM Pew Environment Group http://www.pewenvironment.org/news-room/opinions/where-have-all-the-farms-gone-85899378434

 

MORE ON FACTORY AND INDUSTRIAL FARMING:http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=CAFO CORPORATE

 

 

THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF BEEF: OUR INDUSTRIALIZED FOOD SYSTEM - 3 Part of Series http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3700180310/the-nuts-and-bolts-of-beef-our-industrialized-food-system-3-part-series

 

OUR 21st CENTURY FACTORY OF LIFE - Re-engineering, Programming and Patenting Life Itself http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3892958301/our-21st-century-factory-of-life-re-engineering-programming-and-patenting-life-itself

 

INVITRO BURGERS ANYONE? Inside the coming meat lab: the future of food http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3983563241/invitro-burgers-anyone-inside-the-coming-meat-lab-the-future-of-food

 

 

 

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May 17, 2013 Salon
U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS LETTING US EAT METAL SHARDS, PINK SLIME http://www.salon.com/2013/05/17/pink_slime_its_whats_for_dinner_partner/

 

May 24,3013 Ag Health

New study links the rise of zoonotic diseases to intensive animal and crop farming and environmental changes http://aghealth.wordpress.com/2013/05/24/new-study-links-the-rise-of-zoonotic-diseases-to-intensive-farming-and-environmental-changes/

 

April 30, 2013 Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
WORK IN A POULTRY PLANT?  THE GOOD NEWS IS YOU STILL HAVE A JOB, THE BAD NEWS IS IT MAY BE KILLING YOU http://www.iatp.org/blog/201304/work-in-a-poultry-plant-the-good-news-is-you-still-have-a-job-the-bad-news-is-it-may-be-

 

 

 

 

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Groups File Motion to Stop Factory Farms from Using Waterways as Dumping Grounds

Groups File Motion to Stop Factory Farms from Using Waterways as Dumping Grounds | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

POTOMAC RIVERKEEPER — “If the Corporate CAFO (Confined Animal Feed Operations) and the Farm Bureau are successful, it will roll back core Clean Water Act protections that safeguard human health and the environment from unregulated releases of animal waste ..  – EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.org/2012/stop-factory-farms/

 

                                                     WATCH: 

                                          A RIVER OF WASTE

This documentary looks at the potential hazards caused by factory farms in the United States, particularly by waste disposal. Beginning with a history of the American food system, River of Waste shows its evolution to large-scale corporate farms where pollution and use of growth hormones threaten both individual health and the future of our planet http://sco.lt/5WwPVx

 

- ▶ ALTERING OUR COWS TO ELIMINATE "STENCH" AND PRODUCE MORE MILK  BY INJECTING THEM WITH rBST http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Cattle_flatulence_doesnt_stink_with_biotechnology_999.html

 

April 22, 2013 - Humanosphere
STATE DEREGULATION OF INDUSTRIAL DAIRY FARMS - ENVIRONMENTAL COALITION RESPONDS http://www.riverkeeper.org/news-events/news/preserve-river-ecology/environmental-coalition-responds-to-state-deregulation-of-industrial-dairy-farms

 

                                          VIDEO INVESTIGATION

                                      April 9, 2013 - Democracy Now

**** AFTER ACTIVISTS COVERTLY EXPOSE ANIMAL CRUELTY IN FACTORY FARMS, SHOULD THEY BE TARGETED WITH "AG-GAG" LAWS? http://www.democracynow.org/2013/4/9/debate_after_activists_covertly_expose_animal

 

NPR, December 27, 2013
- ▶ 2013 WAS THE YEAR BILLS TO CRIMINALIZE ANIMAL CRUELTY VIDEOS FAILED http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/19/255549796/2013-was-the-year-every-new-ag-gag-bill-failed

 

 June 17, 2013 Treehugger

- ▶ AG GAG LAWS ARE GROWING THREAT TO FREE SPEECH AND FOOD SAFETY http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/ag-gag-laws-are-growing-threat-free-speech-and-food-safety.html

 

Mother Jones July/August Issue
- ▶ YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT PORK PRODUCERS DO TO PREGNANT PIGS?  http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/06/pregnant-sows-gestation-crates-abuse

 

                         An Image Says A Thousand Words

                       FACTORY FARM GESTATION CRATES

                      Google Image Search  http://ow.ly/m8yl3

 

 

Nation of Change, September 21, 2013
- ▶ CORPORATIONS/LOBBYISTS RULE: GOODBYE ORGANIC EGGS
 PROPOSED FDA FOOD SAFETY RULES SUPPORT FACTORY FARM CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND THREATEN TRUE FAMILY FARMING - : http://www.nationofchange.org/proposed-fda-food-safety-rules-support-factory-farming-threaten-family-farms-1379774141

 

                          An Image Says A Thousand Words                  

                    FEED LOT CATTLE http://ow.ly/mEGS1

 

 

April 25, 2013 - Washington Post
- ▶ AT CHICKEN PLANTS, CHEMICALS BLAMED FOR HEALTH AILMENT ARE POISED TO PROLIFERATE http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-chicken-plants-chemicals-blamed-for-health-ailments-are-poised-to-proliferate/2013/04/25/d2a65ec8-97b1-11e2-97cd-3d8c1afe4f0f_story.html

 

- ▶ THE DRUG STORE IN AMERICAN MEAT: CAFOs AND INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMING YOUR MEAT  http://sco.lt/5pYaYr

 

- ▶ ANTI-WHISTLE BLOWER AG-GAG LAWS AIMED AT KEEPING YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT YOUR FACTORY FARMED FOOD - PIGS, CHICKENS, VEAL, DAIRY, TURKEY, DUCKS http://sco.lt/7aFBUv

 

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                                July 23, 2013 Democracy Now
VIDEO REPORT
**** JOURNALISTS, ANIMAL RIGHTS ADVOCATES FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST UTAH "AG-GAG" LAW http://www.democracynow.org/2013/7/23/headlines/journalists_animal_advocates_file_lawsuit_against_utah_ag_gag_law

 

 

 - ▶ WHAT'S IN FAST FOOD CHICKEN? (Hint: It’s NOT Chicken) http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1785818535/what-s-in-fast-food-chicken-hint-it-s-not-chicken


- ▶ YOUR CHICKENS ARE RAISED ON A STEADY DIET OF PRESCRIPTION, OVER-THE-COUNTER AND EVEN BANNED DRUGS - CAFOS http://www.rodale.com/healthy-chicken?cm_mmc=Twitter-_-Rodale-_-Content-RecentNews-_-disturbingdrugmixchicken


- ▶ Food Inc. - FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 39 DAYS? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1228118054/food-inc-full-grown-chicken-in-49-days

 

- ▶ 4.3 BILLION CONFINED FARM ANIMALS - CAFOs (Confined Animal Feed Operations  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1480506468/cafos-4-3-billion-confined-farm-animals-pose-environmental-and-public-health-risks

 

- ▶ 80,000 CHICKEN FARM (CAFO) PROJECT HAS ORGANIC FARMER WORRIED project has organic farmer worried http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2577673216/80-000-chicken-farm-cafo-project-has-organic-farmer-worried

 

- ▶ FACTORY FARMS AND THE POULTRY INDUSTRY  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3643934709/groups-file-motion-to-stop-factory-farms-from-using-waterways-as-dumping-grounds

 

- ▶ THE RISE OF THE 'DESIGNER' FARM ANIMAL  http://action.raw.info/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=119&ea.campaign.id=22518&ea.tracking.id=1174f49c&utm_campaign=raw&utm_source=shared&utm_medium=link

 

         +++++++++++++++"ENVIROPIGS" +++++++++++++++++++

 

Rather Than Find An Alternative to Extreme Factory Farming, The Biotech Industry is altering our animals to keep "more of the same" mega-profit factory farming going, with little regulation, oversight, or labeling for consumers:

 

- ▶ PATENT FOR A PIG:  BIOTECH SCIENTISTS "IMPROVE" TRANSGENIC GMO "ENVIROPIGS" http://sco.lt/7hrnF3

 

- ▶ BLIND, FOOTLESS CHICKENS FOR FUTURE CAFO FACTORY FARMS  http://farmwars.info/?p=7897

 

- ▶ THE RAW TRUTH OF FACTORY FARMING http://www.raw.info/

#GMO

                                                

                                                    VIDEO

                           FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 39 DAYS

         Growth Hormones For Rapid Growth, 'Efficiency' and Fast Profits

                                          http://sco.lt/5Za1o1

 

 

 - ▶ CORPORATE INDUSTRIAL FARMING - WHAT'S THE BIG SECRET - CAFOs - Take Action with the Pew Environment Group  http://sco.lt/8nbPDV

 

28 Sept. 2012
- ▶ HOW BIG AG LOBBYISTS USE FEDERAL DOLLARS TO PROTECT CORPORATE FACTORY FARMS http://grist.org/food/the-other-white-meat/

 

- ▶ CAFO - THE TRAGEDY OF INDUSTRIAL ANIMAL FACTORIES  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1845482799/cafo-the-tragedy-of-industrial-animal-factories

 

- ▶ FARM TO FRIDGE - The Truth Behind Meat Production (It's Time To Stop Pretending and Wake-up to Industrial.animal farming http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/994530827/farm-to-fridge-the-truth-behind-meat-production-it-s-time-to-stop-pretending-and-wake-up-to-industrial-farming-now

 

- ▶ AMERICANS EAT THE CHEAPEST FOOD IN THE WORLD.  BUT WHAT IS IT REALLY COSTING US?  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1491991502/americans-eat-the-cheapest-food-in-the-world-but-what-is-it-really-costing-us

 

- ▶ EATING WITH OUR EYES CLOSED - LEGALIZING CORPORATE FACTORY FARMING ANIMAL ABUSE AND PRACTICES http://sco.lt/8IZrqD

 

- ▶ KFC PARENT COMPANY SORRY OVER CHINA CHICKEN SCARE  http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/KFC_parent_company_sorry_over_China_chicken_scare_999.html

 

 

                                                      WATCH

 THE MOST SHOCKINGLY BEAUTIFUL VIDEO ABOUT FACTORY FARMING - FROM AUSTRALIA  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3123800365/watch-the-most-shockingly-beautiful-video-about-factory-farming-from-australia

 

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WHAT IS FACTORY FARMING? US AND THE PLANET  http://sco.lt/8DHbmL

 

 


++++MORE ON USA INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMING TECHNIQUES AND THE SECRECY IT ENJOYS  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=ag+laws

 



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