VIRUSES IN OUR FARMS HOW INDUSTRIAL FARMING CREATES PATHOGENIC VIRUSES JAMES B HUDSON
Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history
Sep 25, 2015Exactly the same evolutionary logic shapes the life of cows and calves in our industrial farms. Ancient wild cattle were social animals. viruses and antibiotics, humans could begin to subjectAuthor: Yuval Noah Harari[PDF]
The Role of Factory Farming in the Cause and Spread of
A large-scale industrial farm is a perfect breeding ground for the emergence and spread of influenza viruses. The sheer numbers of animals on industrial farms facilitates the rapid transmission and mixing of viruses (Wuerthe, 2003, Gilchrist et al., 2007). Herd size is positively correlated with prevalence of infectious agents (Fablet, 2009).
Industrial Farming Is Destroying Our Health and Environment
Oct 04, 2016The industrial farming model has an array of hidden costs, taking a toll on farmworkers, wildlife, soil, air, water supplies and consumers; and depleting natural resources and dumping toxins into what remains; Americans have the lowest health rating in the developed world thanks to our industrial, processed diet.
5 modern diseases grown by factory farming
Nov 07, 2013Agriculture scholar Laura Sayre notes that "the bacterium is widely present on pig farms in Canada, which sells millions of live pigs to the United States annually, so it seems pretty likely it'sAuthor: Monica Nickelsburg[PDF]
What’s Wrong With Factory Farming?
farming, and none of them is factored into the price of the animal products they create. These include the spread of pathogenic viruses, the diffusion of antibi-otic-resistant bacteria into our shared microbial envir-onment and the immense cruelty suffered by animals in conﬁned conditions. Animals and InﬂuenzaCited by: 14Publish Year: 2015Author: Jonathan Anomaly[PDF]
How the Practices of Industrial Agriculture Put Our Health
How the Practices of Industrial Agriculture Put Our Health and Environment at Risk Elizabeth Ridlington and Elizabeth Berg Frontier Group Matt Wellington and Kara Cook-Schultz U.S Education Fund Winter 2018
Factory Farming: Bad For Animals, Humans, and The Environment
Jul 01, 2017Factory farming, though not directly, is responsible for deforestation and draining of wetlands. With factory farming also comes industrial agriculture. During the mass farming of crops like wheat and soy, pesticides and insecticides are heavily used. These chemicals end up in the soil and water, as well as in the animals and ultimately, us.
Hidden Costs of Industrial Agriculture | Union of
Jul 11, 2008Industrial agriculture is currently the dominant food production system in the United States. It's characterized by large-scale monoculture, heavy use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and meat production in CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations). The industrial approach to farming is also
Factory Farming: Bad for People, Planet and Economy
Nov 19, 2013But factory farms leave consumers with fewer choices and make them pay more for meat, poultry and dairy products, while farmers get paid less. Factory farms increase the risk of pathogens like E. coli and salmonella that cause food-borne illness in people. And bad practices on even a few factory farms can end up on everyone’s plate.Author: Kaye Spector
Industrial vs. Family Farms Comparison | Beyond Factory
Industrial vs. Family Farms Comparison Have you ever asked yourself “why is sustainable agriculture is so much better than industrial agriculture?” The table below should give you a quick and easy comparison of the two types of production methods and the benefit of sustainable meat production should be clear.