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Designed to Fail: Why Regulatory Agencies Don’t Work

Designed to Fail: Why Regulatory Agencies Don’t Work

“government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem”—Former President Ronald Reagan

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out-2 (video)

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out-2 (video)

In part 2, food writer and activist Dan Imhoff talks about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to a Portland Friends of Family Farmers audience.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out (video)

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations—CAFO’s: Dan Imhoff Speaks Out (video)

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.

The EPA rides again

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…

FDA Expands Peanut Butter Products Recall In Latest Salmonella Scare

FDA Expands Peanut Butter Products Recall In Latest Salmonella Scare

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 […]