Tag Archives: Iowa CAFOs

Report Links Antibiotics In Livestock To Human Deaths

sfgate.com [click here to see chart of how antibiotic resistance is spread] Washington — The Centers for Disease Control on Monday confirmed a link between routine use of antibiotics in livestock and growing bacterial resistance that is killing at least … Continue reading

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RAGBRAI and Iowa Politics

Trish Nelson, regular editor of Blog for Iowa, posted this photo on the Internet, reminding us that there is a world outside the confines of what Al Gore described as “the worldwide digital communications, Internet, and computer revolutions (which) have … Continue reading

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ALEC Behind Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

ALEC is behind ag-gag and virtually every other horrifying law currently being passed in states around the country including Iowa –  from union-busting and  teacher lay-offs to voter ID and anti-abortion laws.   Remember that Governor-for-life Terry Branstad is a … Continue reading

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Millions Of Gallons Of Untreated Manure Coming To Linn County

http://thegazette.com/2013/06/30/dnr-must-not-let-hog-project-advance/ By Deb Theissen It’s like a nightmare that just won’t end. Last October, my husband and I found out that Maschhoff Pork, a giant, out-of-state corporation, was working with our neighbor, Matt Ditch, to build a factory farm right … Continue reading

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Help Is On The Way For Iowa CAFO Fighters

JEFFERSON COUNTY FARMERS AND NEIGHBORS, INC. P.O. Box 811, Fairfield, IA 52556 • jfan@lisco.comhttp://www.jfaniowa.org • 641-209-6600 Nationally Known Environmental Attorney Charlie Speer from Kansas City Creates Legal Team with Jefferson County Attorney David Sykes to Fight Problematic CAFO’s … Continue reading

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