12 May '12, 2am

Big Ag: Small, Sustainable Farms Make You Sick | Care2 Causes

Big Ag: Small, Sustainable Farms Make You Sick | Care2 Causes

We’ve known for years about Big Ag’s influence, through market saturation and advertising, on the consumer. But many don’t know about the corporate food industry’s efforts to use the scientific community to produce research that endorses its factory farming methods and casts doubt on sustainable practices. The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) has for years served as the corporate food industry’s scientific shill, putting out reports that defend genetically modifying animals, criticize land and water conservation efforts, and cast doubt on the impact of factory farming on air quality and climate change. The council’s list of funders (from its 2011 annual report) tells the real story, reading like a who’s who of industrial food offenders and defenders: Monsanto, Kraft, Land O’Lakes, Dow, Dupont, Coca-Cola, and many others. CAST’s latest report , though,...

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care2.com 11 May '12, 10pm

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care2.com 12 May '12, 3am

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care2.com 12 May '12, 4am

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care2.com 14 May '12, 6am

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care2.com 12 May '12, 7pm

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Meet the Cutest Animal Moms and Their Babies [S...

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