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Find out how the CLF is engaged in positive food systems change.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Jackson touts 50-year plan to ‘perennialize’ landscape

Wes Jackson's mission is to reinvent agriculture by replacing annual monoculture grains with perennial polycultures.

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Food Animal Production

New FDA Numbers Reveal Food Animals Consume Lion’s Share of Antibiotics

Of the antibiotics sold in 2009 for both people and food animals almost 80% were reserved for livestock and poultry.

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Seafood & the Food System

Maryland public hearing on proposed oyster policy draws a crowd

Questions about the plan to increase oyster sanctuaries from 9% to 25% of remaining oyster beds drew sharp criticism.

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Food Animal Production

“Animal Factory” Book Tour Stops at JHSPH

Author David Kirby visisted CLF to discuss his latest book.

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Food Animal Production

CLF provides House testimony on Maryland Bill 953 to ban arsenic from poultry feed

Roxarsone is transformed into inorganic arsenic, a carcinogen.

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Food Animal Production

What is a family farm?

A Congressional staffer took issue with Steve Wing’s statement that many family farms are disappearing.

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Food Animal Production

Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals

Foer discusses the link between factory farms and the H1N1 outbreak.

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Protein 101: Dispelling the Myth Surrounding Meatless Meals

It is disappointing to see members of the media spread misinformation due to their own ignorance, gullibility, or, worse, disinterest in

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Public Health & Industrial Farm Animal Production: Setting the Record Straight

The Commission concluded that the scientific evidence was too strong and the public health risk too great to ignore and offered a series of consensus recommendations on how to repair our unsafe food animal production system.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

How Much Does U.S. Livestock Production Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

The vast majority of the grains we grow in the U.S. go to feed livestock.

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