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March 27, 2015

Press Releases : Obama’s Antibiotic Plan Fails to Address Overuse on Factory Farms

Today the White House released its ‘National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria,’ which is intended to protect the public from antibiotic resistant infections. Unfortunately, the plan falls short the plan falls short of protecting the public from this looming public health crisis in that it fails to adequately address the misuse of antibiotics on factory farms, relying on FDA’s limited efforts to change practices through voluntary guidance.

March 24, 2015

March 23, 2015

Press Releases : News Report Points to Chaos in Australian Meat Inspections

Media Statement: A major Australian newspaper revealed today the chaotic state of the country’s meat inspection system after the government tried to privatize it.

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March 27, 2015

Blogs : Leaked Documents Underscore How TPP Will Provide Special Rights for Corporations

Are you working on state legislation to label genetically modified foods? Or are you working to pass a local ban on fracking? If you are, you’ll want to know what the Trans-Pacific Parternship (TPP) has in store for you, according to recently uncovered documents.

March 26, 2015

Blogs : Fracking Company Sues for Access to Ohio Town’s Water

Yesterday, the Oklahoma-based Gulfport Energy sued Barnesville, Ohio to bully them into allowing continued withdrawals from the Slope Creek Reservoir.

March 25, 2015

Blogs : Monsanto Wants to Keep You in The DARK

Today, Big Food’s play for control became ever more clear when Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) introduced the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which might as well be called the “Denying Americans the Right to Know” Act (the DARK Act), or Monsanto’s Dream Bill.

Blogs : A Mega-Merger Too Far: Kraft Foods-H.J Heinz Announce Merger

This morning, processed food powerhouse Kraft Foods and ketchup kingpin H.J. Heinz announced a merger that will create the nation’s 5th largest food company.

March 24, 2015

Blogs : Bonnie Raitt: Taking A Stand Against Fracking

I feel that one of the most critical environmental issues of our time is banning fracking everywhere because it destroys our water, our communities and our planet.

Blogs : Rep. Slaughter Again Takes on Antibiotics in Factory Farms

Today, Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) stepped up and reintroduced the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA).