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  • n  a large-scale farming enterprise
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  • Gag the 'ag-gag' laws that bar undercover recording of cruelty to farm animals
    Several states have passed 'ag-gag' laws that make it illegal to gather undercover documentation and videos of cruelty to animals at factory farms and in other areas of industrial agriculture. But it is precisely this kind of reporting that exposes and can help stop abuse of animals.
    July 5, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • Farm Workers Carry Drug-Resistant Staph Despite Partial FDA Antibiotics Ban
    An anonymous reader writes "New research out of the University of North Carolina now shows factory farm workers actually carry drug-resistant staph. Europe has long ago banned the use of antibiotics in livestock, but the FDA remains behind the curve with a partial ban. Thanks to large industrial farming operations, we all remain continuously at risk as our last line of antibiotics is wasted on ...
    July 3, 2013 - Slashdot

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