“government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem”—Former President Ronald Reagan
Editorial In part 2, Dan Imhoff continues his talk about CAFO’s to a Friends of Family Farmers audience concerned about the health and wellbeing of their communities, and who support the creation of more sustainable, and environmentally healthy alternatives from that of our heavily industrialized, food system. Much of Imhoff’s talk centers around ideas that [...]
The modern day Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) is both a crowning achievement of short-term human scientific prowess, and profound monumental hubris with terrible consequences unfolding now, and yet to unfold.
January 13, 2010 With Lisa Jackson at the helm, the Environmental Protection Agency has greenhouse emissions, drinking water standards, and what to do with coal ash at the top of the list of issues to tackle this year. For complete list: Seven Priorities for EPA’s Future Go to Original Post…
January 30, 2009 Latest salmonella contamination outbreak underscores urgent need for restructuring of the nations food safety regulations, enforcement, and oversight authority. In what may be the largest food scare in US history, The Food and Drug Administration, in conjunction with the Center For Disease Control, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and other State Health Agencies [...]