Not all meat labeled "grass fed" is from animals that have eaten grass their entire life. Here's how to tell the real from the fake.
When an animal food product in your grocery store is proudly labeled "USDA Organic," you would think that means the animal had exposure to fresh air, sunshine, and significantly more space to move than on standard non-organic farms. But in reality, the "organic" label provides no clear requirements for either space or outdoor access for most animals.
The graphic video has prompted McDonald's to cut ties with one of its chicken suppliers. A criminal investigation has also been launched.
According to KCRA-TV, the investigation into the farm is still ongoing. The team that visited the farm will reportedly complete
The ASPCA has been closely following the progress of the federal Farm Bill for months. Now that it's passed, one provision in particular deserves your attention because it will make a big difference in the fight to end animal cruelty.
So long as no one questions how and where antibiotics get used in food production, Big Pharma keeps profiting from selling more of these precious drugs than they ought to.
By showing up at the Paul R. Knapp "Animal Learning Center," President Obama and his staff show that they are out of touch with the needs of rural Iowans and likely to continue to plow down their unsustainable path of supporting the industrial agribusiness lobby.
Global meat production and consumption has increased rapidly in recent decades, with harmful effects on the environment and public health as well as on the economy.
The squandering of life-saving antibiotics is one example of a bigger trend hijacking global politics. Small groups of rich people, determined to maximize profits, are buying or bamboozling politicians into serving their interests and into ignoring ours.
Ending last year's pitched battle between industrial dairy's desire to avoid regulation and the public's right to clean, safe