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

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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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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Meatless Monday Serves as Model for New Health Behavior Change Campaigns

The Meatless Monday campaign, which CLF endorsed seven years ago, encourages Americans to take control of their health by refraining from eating meat products one day a week.

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Food Animal Production

“Farmacology” is Cover Story in Hopkins Magazine

Associate editor Dale Keiger explores the links between industrial farming and antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Pollan Tells Oprah Viewers Why He Goes Meatless on Monday

During a Skype interview, Michael Pollan suggested to Oprah that one great way to cut your carbon footprint is to eat less meat.

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Food Policy & Governance

Vilsack Visits the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Meeting

Our nation’s health, specifically the nutrition of our children, was a major point in Vilsack’s presentation.

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Food Animal Production, Food Systems & Climate Change, Food Policy & Governance

CTY's Food Matters magazine

Roni Neff discusses the industrialization of US agriculture and its impact on policy, public health, and climate change.

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Food Animal Production, Food Systems & Climate Change

Student Letters/Op-Eds Hit Major US Daily Newspapers

Three students in the “Food Production, Public Health and the Environment” course had their work published in major newspapers.

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