WATCH:  "A River of Waste" - The Massive Pollution and History of Factory Farms - CAFOs | RHINOSINUSITIS & HAEMORRHOIDS | Scoop.it

 

A RIVER OF WASTE - Documentary - exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production.

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://topdocumentaryfilms.com/river-waste/

 

September 5,2013 Care 2
EPA LETS FACTORY FARMS OFF THE HOOK, DROPS POLLUTION REPORTING PROPOSAL - CORPORATIONS RULE http://www.care2.com/causes/epa-lets-factory-farms-off-the-hook-and-stops-requiring-pollution-reports.html

 

March 14, 2013 - Mother Jones

IOWA'S FACTORY LIVESTOCK FARMS CHURN OUT MORE UNTREATED WASTE THAN THE HUMAN SEWAGE OUTPUT OF THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES  http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/03/chinas-dead-hog-scandal-gross%E2%80%94-so-are-our-factories-farms

 

August 2, 2012 Pew Environment Group
ANIMAL WASTE, WATERWAYS, AND DRINKING WATER http://www.pewenvironment.org/news-room/opinions/animal-waste-waterways-and-drinking-water-85899409190

 

NY ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SLAM STATE'S DECISION TO EXEMPT CAFOs FROM CLEAN WATER STANDARDS http://ecowatch.org

 

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


August 29, 2013 Treehugger
SAVE THE BUFFALO RIVER! AMERICA'S FIRST NATIONAL RIVER THREATENED BY CARGILL MEGA FACTORY HOG FARM http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/americas-first-national-river-threatened-factory-hog-farm.html

 

 

March 14, 2013 - Mother Jones

CHINA'S DEAD HOG SCANDAL IS GROSS - BUT SO ARE THE HOG FECES IN THE US WATERWAYS http://sco.lt/5J0QEr

 

CHINA'S RIVER OF DEAD PIGS - 17,000 OF THEM

CHINA BUYS USA LARGEST FACTORY PIG FARM PRODUCER http://sco.lt/9HVjqz

 

PHOTOS:

RIVERS OF DEAD FISH - PHOTOS: AGRICULTURAL POLLUTION IN CHINA'S FUHE RIVER, WUHAN http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2013-09/03/c_132688507_3.htm

 

THE CURSE OF PETROLEUM, CHEMICAL-BASED FERTILIZERS http://sco.lt/4iAdaz

 

 

 

August 26, 2013 Grist
THESE AERIAL SHOTS OF FACTORY FARMING LOOK LIKE BLOODY ZOMBIE WOUNDS http://grist.org/list/these-aerial-shots-of-factory-farming-look-like-bloody-zombie-wounds/

 

 

July 10, 2013 Bill Moyers
AG-GAG LAWS SILENCE WHISTLEBLOWERS | Eye on ALEC http://billmoyers.com/2013/07/10/alec-activists-and-ag-gag/

 

28 March, 2013 - Earth In Transition
NEW DANGERS FROM FACTORY FARM BACTERIA AND ANTIBIOTICS http://www.earthintransition.org/2013/03/new-dangers-from-factory-farm-bacteria-

 

STOP FACTORY FARMS FROM POLLUTING OUR WATERWAYS WITH DRUGS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3643934709/groups-file-motion-to-stop-factory-farms-from-using-waterways-as-dumping-grounds

 

 

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NY ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SLAM STATE'S DECISION TO EXEMPT CAFOs FROM CLEAN WATER STANDARDS http://ecowatch.org/2012/groups-slam-decision/

 

BIG PHARMA DRUGS FOUND IN RIVERS, CHANGES FISH BEHAVIOR - WITH POTENTIAL EVOLUTIONARY AND ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS  http://sco.lt/8YWfuz

 

13 February, 2013 Mother Jones

FOUR-FIFTHS OF ALL BIG PHARMA ANTIBIOTICS CONSUMED BY MEAT AND POULTRY INDUSTRY - WHAT ARE YOU EATING? http://sco.lt/5qIZnN

 

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

 

March 20, 2013 - Pew Health Initiatives

NEARLY 30 MILLION POUNDS OF ANTIBIOTICS WERE SOLD BY BIG PHARMA FOR USE IN FOOD ANIMALS http://www.pewhealth.org/reports-analysis/issue-briefs/washington-food-leaders-urge-sen-murray-to-shine-a-light-on-industrial-farms-antibiotic-use-85899461346

 

ANTIBIOTIC USE IN FARM ANIMALS STILL BROADLY UNADDRESSED DESPITE 'FANFARE' FROM FDA  http://sco.lt/8A4ZdJ

 

28 March, 2013 - Earth In Transition
NEW DANGERS FROM FACTORY FARM BACTERIA AND ANTIBIOTICS http://www.earthintransition.org/2013/03/new-dangers-from-factory-farm-bacteria-

 

 

 

 

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

 

May 15, 2013 Mother Jones
MYSTERIOUS POOP FOAM CAUSES EXPLOSIONS ON HOG FARMS http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/05/menace-manure-foam-still-haunting-huge-hog-farms

 

GROUP FILE MOTION TO STOP FACTORY FARM FROM USING WATERWAYS AS DUMPING GROUNDS – EcoWatch:  http://www.ecowatch.org/2012/stop-factory-farms/

 

STOP FACTORY FARMS FROM POLLUTING OUR WATERWAYS WITH DRUGS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3643934709/groups-file-motion-to-stop-factory-farms-from-using-waterways-as-dumping-grounds

 

NEW BILL H.R. 5961, SEEKS TO PREVENT EPA FROM FLYING OVER LARGE-SCALE LIVESTOCK OPERATIONS  as part of their effort to enforce the Clean Water Act against the biggest polluters of waterways in the country. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/scott-edwards/keeping-secrets-down-on-t_b_1736929.html

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

MORE, BIGGER, FASTER : WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACTORY FARMING YOUR ANIMAL FOOD: Anti-Whistle-blower Ag Laws Want To Keep You From Knowing How Your Food is "Produced"  http://sco.lt/5n7fqD

 

 FARM TO FORK: THE STORY OF OUR TOXIC FOOD SYSTEM - INFOGRAPH (WHAT ARE WE FEEDING OUR KIDS?) http://sco.lt/66Od05

 

 

HOW BIG AGRIBUSINESS IS INITIATING AND FUNDING THE ECO TERRORISM ACT http://newint.org/blog/2013/04/30/eco-terrorism-act-usa/

 

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

 

Worldwatch Institute
AGRICULTURE AND FACTORY FARM LIVESTOCK REMAIN MAJOR SOURCES OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ... http://www.worldwatch.org/agriculture-and-livestock-remain-major-sources-greenhouse-gas-emissions-1?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+worldwatch%2Fall+%28Worldwatch+Institute%2

 

 

CONTEMPORARY AGRICULTURE IS BURNING UP OUR PLANET http://sco.lt/99tRI1

 

 

 


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