by Natasha Geiling Jun 30, 2016
Factory farms create hundreds of millions of tons of manure each year, and that is threatening some of America's most vulnerable bodies of water.
by Kira Lerner Mar 26, 2015
Oklahoma residents will vote on a right-to-farm amendment in 2016 and Missouri voters approved a constitutional amendment last year.
by Sam P.K. Collins Dec 12, 2014
Amid the frenzy about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States in recent months, many Americans may have forgotten about some more common deadly viruses.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jun 27, 2014
Spurred by the so-called "ag-gag" laws that are criminalizing whistleblowing in the agricultural industry, one journalist has an unusual idea.
by Aviva Shen Dec 11, 2013
The FDA took its first significant action to combat drug-resistant pathogens, but it may not be enough.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Oct 23, 2013
The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases in animals may be one of the biggest issues you've never heard of. And Congress isn't helping.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Oct 11, 2013
More people than usual are landing in the hospital with salmonella. The meat industry is to blame, and the government shutdown isn't helping either.
by Aviva Shen Aug 5, 2013
The conventionally-made $3 Big Mac conceals an expensive production process of its own.
by Aviva Shen Jul 31, 2013
The New York farm lobby says the cost of regulation is keeping them from meeting the growing demand for Greek yogurt. But factory farms' unchecked emissions will end up costing farmers a lot more down the road.
by Aviva Shen Jul 9, 2013