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Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use   Recently updated !

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 23, 2015   Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use     Antibiotics used on farm animals account for more than 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S., and many of these drugs are medically important to the health of human beings. The overuse of antibiotics […]

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WTO Ruling on Meat Labels Exemplifies Corporate Profits Trumping Democracy

By Jon Queally Common Dreams May 18, 2015   WTO Ruling on Meat Labels Exemplifies Corporate Profits Trumping Democracy ‘Country of origin labels’ championed by consumer safety and animal welfare advocates were ruled as having a negative impact on large North American meat-packing companies     In a decision food safety and consumer advocates are […]

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Food Chain Catastrophe: Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries: “Populations Have Crashed 91 Percent” 1

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com April 17, 2015   Food Chain Catastrophe: Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries: “Populations Have Crashed 91 Percent”   Earlier this week Michael Snyder warned that the bottom of our food chain is going through a catastrophic collapse with sea creatures dying in absolutely massive numbers. The cause of the […]


Dear Farmers: U.S. is Now Importing Organic Corn to Satisfy Consumer Demand

By Heather Callaghan Natural Blaze April 17, 2015   Dear Farmers: U.S. is Now Importing Organic Corn to Satisfy Consumer Demand   There are three things driving a surge in organic imports: U.S. farmers have been systematically pushed into growing mostly GMO crops; grown primarily for fuel, animal feed and cheap processed foods. Russia even […]

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Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production

By Shefali Sharma Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy April 5, 2015   Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production     A massive global increase in factory-farmed meat production by 2030 will increase antibiotic use by 67 percent, posing a “public health threat,” predicts a newly released study published […]

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