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Anti-Whistle-blower Ag-Gag Bills Aimed at Keeping You In the Dark About Pigs, Factory Farms - And Your Food

Anti-Whistle-blower Ag-Gag Bills Aimed at Keeping You In the Dark About Pigs, Factory Farms - And Your Food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Jan 29, 2013 - Humane Society

Agribusiness has introduced anti-whistle-blower or “ag-gag” bills in numerous states aimed at making whistle-blowing on factory farms essentially impossible.

Whistle-blowing employees have played a vital role in exposing animal abuse, unsafe working conditions, and environmental problems on industrial factory farms.

The agribusiness industry's response to these exposés has not been to prevent the abuses, but rather to try to prevent the American people from finding out about the abuses in the first place.

What exactly are anti-whistle-blower bills?

http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/campaigns/factory_farming/fact-sheets/ag_gag.html

 

GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH:  "FACTORY FARMING VIDEOS" http://ow.ly/j6YZF

 

NEW AG-GAG LAW: REPORTING FACTORY FARM ABUSES NOW AN "ACT OF TERRORISM"  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995524567/new-aggag-law-reporting-factory-farm-abuses-now-an-act-of-terrorism

 

VIDEO REPORT: ABC NEWS

March 15, 2013 MORE STATES MOVE TO BAN HIDDEN CAMERAS ON FARMS - NOW YOU WILL NEVER KNOW ... http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/states-move-ban-hidden-cameras-farms/story?id=18738108

 

BAN FACTORY FARM PIG CRATES IN NEW JERSEY - ForceChange http://forcechange.com/61963/ban-factory-farm-pig-crates-in-new-jersey/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ForceChange+%28ForceChange%29

 

+++++ 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

 

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: The Drug Store In American Meat: CAFOs Factory Farming | @scoopit http://sco.lt/6nyxoP

 

March 14, 2013 - Mother Jones

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

 

March 17, 2013 - Pack Mentality
FACTORY FARMING INDUSTRY WANTS TO HIDE ACTS OF CRUELTY AND BLOCK ANY PROTECTION FOR THE ANIMALS AND YOUR FOOD http://tomgradyonline.com/wordpress/2013/03/17/factory-farming-industry-wants-to-hide-acts-of-cruelty-and-block-any-protections-for-the-animals/

 

WAVE OF "AG GAG" BILLS THREATEN FOOD SAFETY AND FREEDOM OF THE PRESS http://sco.lt/7Q7T6X

 

 March 6, 2013 -  TURNING WHISTLEBLOWERS INTO CRIMINALS AND 'TERRORISTS' TreeHugger http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/media-reports-ag-gag-censorship-laws.html

 

Feb 28, 2013 - New Statesman

MEAT MARKET: THE RISKS OF OUR CORRUPT GLOBAL FOOD CHAIN  http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/culture/2013/02/meat-market-risks-our-corrupt-global-food-chain

 

 

 +++++++CAFOs "ANIMAL CONCENTRATION CAMPS" = WHEN EVERYTHING BECOMES A COMMODITY FOR THE CORPORATE BOTTOMLINE - YOUR FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2428996999/cafos-animal-concentration-camps-when-everything-becomes-a-commodity-for-the-bottom-line

 

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

 

BIG AG - WHAT'S THE BIG SECRET - CAFOs - Take Action with the Pew Environment Group: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/946961034/big-ag-what-s-the-big-secret-cafos-take-action-with-the-pew-environment-group

 

 

 INHUMANE RABBIT FARMING  http://forcechange.com/60952/protest-inhumane-rabbit-farming/

 

SCIENTIFIC PAPER ARGUES AGAINST FACTORY FARMS "FEEDING THE WORLD" http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995263792/scientific-paper-argues-against-factory-farms-feeding-the-world

 

 

 

 +++++ WATCH: "A RIVER OF WASTE "  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/

 

March 14, 3013 - 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

 

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

 

 

 

AMERICAN MEAT:  SUSTAINABLE FARMING vs CAFOs CORPORATE FACTORY FARMING http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3996006334/american-meat-sustainable-farming-vs-cafos-factory-farming

 

OUR INDUSTRIALIZED FOOD SYSTEM - PART 1 - BEEF'S RAW EDGES http://sco.lt/5gZpWT

 

FEEDING ANIMAL REMAINS TO LIVESTOCK - AS HORSEMEAT HYSTERIAL SPREADS, EU OPENS A MAD-COW CAN OF WORKS http://sco.lt/7GrQNV

 

LOSING TOUCH WITH OUR FOOD: INVITRO BURGER ANYONE? 

Inside the coming meat lab: the future of food http://sco.lt/5RSF8r

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      +++++++++++++++"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

 

 

 

 MORE ON FACTORY FARMING HERE:

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=FACTORY+FARM

 

 

 

 

 


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P3 Permaculture's curator insight, March 17, 2013 5:32 PM

these atempts to silence the truth about Factory Food need to stop. 

Get informed and resist!

CineversityTV's curator insight, March 18, 2013 7:25 AM

Poisoned pigs are not good for sales.

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A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops that underpin national diets originally came from somewhere else — often far away.
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Fascinating map of where your food comes from
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Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics

Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aquaponics /ˈækwəˈpɒnɨks /, is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic...
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A New Vision in Agriculture, Urban Farming - Live Trading News

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The shift: in 1900, 92% of Americans worked in agriculture, in Y 2014 it is less than 2%
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Growing Media Update #2 - Huge Surprise

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In our original blog on the testing of our newly blended growing media, it was pointed out that there should have been a control item to establish a baseline performance by which to judg
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Introducing FarmBot Genesis

“FarmBot Genesis is humanity's first open-source CNC farming machine designed for at-home automated food production.” 

Project website: https://farmbot.io

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FarmBot.io


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Always loved the idea of growing own food, now I can mix that with high tech!
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Spieth Skipping Olympics, Latest Star Golfer to Withdraw

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Caleb Harper turned his career of designing data centers into a quest to help the next generation of farmers.
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Google, Airbnb, Other Tech Giants Waste Tons Of Food. This Group Rescues It

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Because crab artichoke ravioli really shouldn't go to waste.
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Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday. The research involving more than 120,000 people was published in the Journal of the American Medical
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Oko Farms in Bushwick, Brooklyn: Little (Fish) Farm in the Big City

Oko Farms in Bushwick, Brooklyn: Little (Fish) Farm in the Big City | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Oko Farms is New York City's largest outdoor aquaponics farm. Co-founded and managed by Yemi Amu, they raise freshwater fish and a variety of vegetables and herbs on a formerly unused lot in the heart of Brooklyn.
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Aquaponics Farming Business Expands in the Twin Cities and Revitalizes Neighborhoods – The Global Grid

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Zeponic Farms Grows Food and Opportunities for Special Needs Community

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Unique Upstart Farmer Zeponic Farms (Virginia) brings together two big passions: growing food and opportunities for special needs adults.
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What would it take to mainstream “alternative” agriculture? | Ensia

What would it take to mainstream “alternative” agriculture? | Ensia | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Innovative food systems such as agroecology can become the norm if we weave a web of legitimacy from science, politics, society and values.

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While not a substitute to the paths to legitimacy described in this article, there are a couple of others I believe to be important: the leverage that can be provided by automation, and the influence of a powerful ally that stands to profit from making that automation available. I'm referring to the agricultural equipment industry, which, if it were to embrace the full potential of robotics to enable better agricultural practices, could both accelerate the adoption of those practices and profit handsomely from doing so.
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The Vertical Farm as the Ecosystem of the City - Dickson Despommier - AVF summit 2016

Dickson Despommier - Honorary Board Member & Emeritus Professor of Microbiology and Public Health at Columbia University Bio: I was born in New Orleans an
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Urban Farmers Create Healing Space for Dallas Veterans

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A city-owned lot is where they'll teach people how to grow food.
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Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world

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All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... everything is in the hands of these megacorporations. These graphics show how everything is connected.
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Would you live in an “agrihood”?

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So-called “agrihoods” are becoming a hot commodity in residential real estate, according to Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute.
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This Guy Spends $2.75 A Year On Food And Eats Like A King

This Guy Spends $2.75 A Year On Food And Eats Like A King | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Too bad this isn't legal everywhere.
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The YOU Diet: Amelia Freer on how to find the right diet for you

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Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer explains why there's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet
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Farmers worry who will control escaped genetically engineered bentgrass

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The CoolBar™ - Water-cooled LED Indoor Farming Technology

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The CoolBar ™ Indoor farming is about to get a lot more efficient. Reduce your HVAC costs with watercooled LED technology. Sign up for early updates.
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Organic Farming Could Feed The World, If Only We Would Let It

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A new report argues against critics who claim industrial agriculture is the only way to meet the nutritional needs of a growing population.
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This Colorado Vertical Farm is Building Community Through Food

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In a small mountain town near Pike’s Peak, an old boy’s home has been repurposed; the Colorado vertical farm is bringing food to a formerly food-dependent town.
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Marianne Cufone is Working to End Food Insecurity with Growing Local NOLA Aquaponics Farm

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Marianne Cufone, Executive Director of Recirculating Farms Coalition and Farm Manager of Growing Local NOLA raises produce and fish in an aquaponics farm on an abandoned lot in New Orleans.
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