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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

 

                                                --- WATCH ---

                                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

 

                                                             VIDEO :

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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ANYTHING FOR A BUCK: Blind, Footless Chickens - CAFOs

In an attempt to further industrialize our food supply rather than create actual humane conditions for animals used for meat, there is a new proposal afoot. This new “humane” CAFO method requires rendering the chickens blind by “removing the cerebral cortex of the chicken” so that “its sensory perceptions are removed. READ REST OF STORY:

http://farmwars.info/?p=7897&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FarmWars+%28Farm+Wars%29

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80,000 Chicken farm (CAFO) project has organic farmer worried

80,000 Chicken farm (CAFO) project has organic farmer worried | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 

These days, Carl Purvenas-Smith worries that his business model is falling apart. The construction of a chicken farm that will house 80,000 birds on a neighboring property has him concerned that he might lose his natural certification. http://www.eveningsun.com/news/ci_21451945/chicken-farm-project-has-organic-farmer-worried

 

                                                         VIDEO

                                  FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 49 DAYS

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

                                                 http://sco.lt/5Za1o1

 

▶  YOUR CHICKENS ARE RAISED ON A STEADY DIET OF PRESCRIPTION, OVER-THE-COUNTER AND EVEN BANNED DRUGSa - CAFOs http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1578060397/your-chickens-are-raised-on-a-steady-diet-of-prescription-over-the-counter-and-even-banned-drugs-cafos

 

 

-▶  WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BLIND, FOOTLESS CHICKENS, FACTORY FARMS AND THE AG-GAG BILL http://sco.lt/71PvtJ

 

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

 

 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

 

July 23, 2013 Cornucopia Institute
FDA AND USDA COLLUDE TO ELIMINATE TRUE ORGANIC EGG PRODUCTION, FAVORING INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMS http://www.cornucopia.org/2013/07/fdausda-collude-to-eliminate-true-organic-egg-production/

 

                                                    WATCH

           SO YOU WANT TO EAT INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMED EGGS? -                           CALIFORNIA EGG FARM INVESTIGATION

                                             http://ow.ly/kXbz1

 

                           An Image Says A Thousand Words
                    Factory farming chickens  http://ow.ly/mv1lU

 

June 27, 2013
▶  THE FUTURE OF BIG CHICKEN
More than a BILLION chickens are raised and slaughtered each year in Georgia, the poultry capital of the world... http://clatl.com/atlanta/the-future-of-big-chicken/Content?oid=8528249

 

                                                 VIDEO

      EXTREME CRUELTY EXPOSED AT MAJOR EGG FACTORY http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=embnwQ7ohTc

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

▶  REVEALED: THE SECRET HORROR OF THE WORLD'S MEGA FACTORY FARMS - The Ecologist http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1122016

 

April 4, 2013 - Grist

- ▶  WHITE HOUSE GUTS THE NEW SAFETY RULES IN FAVOR OF CORPORATIONS http://grist.org/food/oh-rot-the-white-house-just-gutted-the-new-food-safety-rules/?utm_campaign=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

- ▶  MAKING FARM ANIMAL WELFARE A CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY http://sco.lt/6JzLRh

 

▶  WELL-TREATED ANIMALS ARE  VASTLY SUPERIOR NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OVER FACTORY FARMED ANIMALS http://ecowatch.org/2012/well-treated-animals/

 

April 25, 2013 Government Accountability Project
- ▶  USDA WHISTLEBLOWERS: CHEMICAL USE IN INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARM POULTRY PLANTS A SERIOUS HAZARD http://www.whistleblower.org/blog/44-2013/2656-usda-whistleblowers-chemical-use-in-poultry-plants-a-serious-health-hazard

 

 Mother Jones, December 05, 2013
- ▶  THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S MEATY GIFT TO BIG CHICKEN- SPED UP KILL LINES AND CHEMICAL SPRAYS

http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/12/usda-big-chicken-kill-lines

 

Grist, January 4, 2014
▶  POULTRY MATTER:  WHAT DO DO WITH ALL THE CHICKEN SHIT?
Report from the Pew Charitable Trusts on the chicken industry. Nitrogen and phosphorous runoff from agricultural activity is a major source of water pollution in many parts of the country. In the Chesapeake Bay watershed, half of the phosphorous and 40 percent of the excess nitrogen result from agricultural runoff, leading to algae blooms and destructive conditions for the bay’s legendary fish, oysters, and crabs... http://grist.org/food/poultry-matter-what-to-do-with-all-that-chicken-shit/

                                              ORIGINAL REPORT

Pew Environmental Trust, December 20, 2013
▶  THE BUSINESS OF BROILERS: HIDDEN COSTS OF PUTTING A CHICKEN ON EVERY GRILL http://www.pewenvironment.org/news-room/reports/the-business-of-broilers-hidden-costs-of-putting-a-chicken-on-every-grill-85899528152

 

 

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