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October 10, 2013

Published in the October 10, 2013 issue of the Fairfield Ledger

This guest editorial was written in response to a letter submitted by Jordan Morris in the October 3, 2013 edition of the Fairfield Ledger about his 1200 head confinement on Fruitwood Boulevard in Locust Grove Township.

Jefferson County F...

July 9, 2009

There has been much speculation that Swine Flu, renamed Influenza A (H1N1), is linked to a Smithfield Foods CAFO operating in Perote, Mexico. The illness, a mix of swine, avian, and human flu, first manifested in Perote in late March, affecting 28% of the population.

Perote villagers had complained f...

May 9, 2009

This week HBO is showing “Death on a Factory Farm”, a documentary that takes a hard look at the inhumane living conditions for industrial livestock.

Not for the feint of heart, “Death on a Factory Farm” documents a six-week investigation conducted at Wiles Hog Farm in Creston, Ohio by The Humane Farm...

May 29, 2008

Two new studies have called for massive reforms to the country’s livestock industry.

The Pew Commission report on Industrial Farm Animal Production, the results of extensive 2-1/2 year study, stated industrial farm animal production poses unacceptable risks to the public health, environment and to th...

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