USDA Reclassifies “Pink Slime” as “Ground Beef”

February 18, 2019 at 12:46 am




“Pink slime” — a meat filler outlawed in Canada and Europe — can now be labeled “ground beef” in the U.S.

NASA Images Show Dark, Polluted NC Rivers Flowing Into Ocean After Hurricane Florence

September 26, 2018 at 1:49 pm




Rivers polluted by Duke Energy’s coal ash and flooded manure lagoons at factory farms are creating giant, dark plumes in the Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Will Likely Cover North Carolina in Hog Feces, As Manure “Lagoons” at Factory Farms Overflow

September 13, 2018 at 1:10 am





Smithfield’s hog farmers are scrambling to drain thousands of toxic manure lagoons, some the size of lakes, before they overflow into drinking water and the growing “dead zone” off the North Carolina coast

A lake of pig feces and urine the size of 4 football fields outside a Smithfield facility in North Carolina. Image caught by spy drone in video below. Credit: Mark Devries

Sheep Now Subject to CT Scans for Selective Breeding

June 15, 2018 at 11:17 pm




CT scanning livestock to determine which animals to breed could soon become commonplace

USDA Overturns Rule Requiring Outdoor Space for Organic Hens

December 16, 2017 at 4:45 pm




A rule change under the Obama Administration, required egg producers using the label “USDA Organic” to provide real outdoor space for hens, rather than enclosed porches. The Trump administration just reversed that.

“Outdoor” porch at one of America’s largest organic egg farms in Saranac, Michigan.

Hidden Cameras at Chicken Hatchery Shed New Light on Horrors of Factory Farming

February 27, 2016 at 8:12 pm




 
Undercover footage of baby chickens hatching on conveyor belts, stabbed with giant needles, thrown down chutes, or deemed too weak and crushed, goes viral.

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The video, produced by Animal Equality, an international animal rights organization, has gone viral with 35 million views on Facebook.