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EWG applauds Biden proposal to expand plant-based options at federal facilities

EWG today applauds the Biden administration for releasing a bold proposal to end hunger by 2030 and help consumers build healthier diets.

Study estimates environmental harms of meat consumption, 57,000 packaged foods

A new study by University of Oxford researchers offers a comprehensive look at the potential environmental damage associated with meat production and more than 57,000 multi-ingredient packaged foods...

EWG applauds USDA climate pilot projects, calls for Senate to pass Build Back Better Act

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Working Group today applauded the Department of Agriculture for dedicating $1 billion to “climate smart” pilot projects designed to measure and verify practices that may...

Fields of Filth: First Inventory of Hurricane’s Impact on N.C. Factory Farms

Hurricane Matthew's rampage through North Carolina's coastal plain flooded more than 140 feces-strewn swine and poultry barns, more than a dozen open pits brimming with hog waste and thousands of...

Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolina

A first-of-its-kind interactive map revealing the locations of more than 6,500 concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, across the state of North Carolina was released today by Waterkeeper...

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