Animals

“Squashing Superbugs” Calls for a Reduction in the Misuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is emerging as one of the biggest threats to public health. During a recent event, co-hosted by Food Tank, experts argue there is still time to act.

Squashing Superbugs in the Livestock Industry

The fight against superbugs requires us to reconsider our use of antibiotics in livestock.

Reducing the Misuse of Antibiotics

The food system is contributing to antibiotic resistance. But we can change that.

Lessons From a Young Farmer: “We Need to Be Open to Other Ways of Cultivating the Land”

Ty Schmidt hopes to inspire his peers to farm with future generations in mind.

On Sperfslage Farm, Success Means Preserving a Way of Living

Cousins Mark and Mikeal Sperfslage are working to promote sustainable livestock practices while narrowing the gap between eaters and farmers.

Oregon Lawmakers Pursue Mega-Dairy Farm Moratorium

The legislative efforts could become a milestone in the battle to regulate industrial agriculture.

Advocating for Family Farmers: “Spend Just One Day with Me on the Farm”

Darby Knoll wants everyone to see the passion and care farmers show their animals and the land they tend.

Why Ending Factory Farming Must Be Part of Biden’s Plan to Tackle America’s Biggest Issues

Ending factory farms is good for animal welfare, public health, worker safety, and the environment.

Meat Alternatives Warrant More Research, Says Johns Hopkins Study

A new review from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future compares plant-based substitutes and cell-based meats to farmed meat.

The Chicago Meat Collective Launches Local Meat Share Program

A Chicago butcher launched a meat shares program to connect consumers to affordable, locally sourced meat.