Subject: Human health

In order to maximise efficiency and keep costs down, animal factories overcrowd livestock in steel pens, often on bare concrete floors with no bedding. The resulting stress suffered by the animals means they are vulnerable to  illnesses which spread quickly through the densely packed sheds. Because of this, antibiotics are routinely administered in quantities that… continue reading

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a ‘free trade’ agreement being negotiated – in secret – between the European Union and the US. Leaked documents suggest that if pushed through, TTIP will be disastrous to food and farming in the UK. It will remove food safety rules, get rid of regulations that protect the… continue reading