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By John Flesher, Associated Press
Should Californians be able to require higher welfare standards for farm animals that are raised in other states if products from those animals are to be sold in California? The U.S. Supreme Court will confront that question when it hears…
By David Favre, The Conversation
Bird flu is highly contagious in domestic flocks. A major outbreak is killing millions of chickens and turkeys across the U.S.
By Yuko Sato, The Conversation
Livestock production—primarily cows—produce 14.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. The majority of that is in the form of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is a natural byproduct of how some livestock process food. But as Christopher Booker reports,…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
As high-density, industrial-scale livestock farms have become fertile breeding grounds for disease, they’ve also become a major source of drug-resistant superbugs. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman team up to report on how scientists are studying how…
By Miles O'Brien
By Kristin Hugo
Rancher Shelby Hendershot collects photos and specimens of deformed livestock to expose what causes these often disregarded mutations.
The rise of the drone industry, FDA and antibiotics in livestock and school safety.
Proposals by the FDA may put a halt to the use of growth-promoting drugs in farm animals.
New Mexicans weigh slaughter of wild horses as solution to overpopulation…
As China's Diet Grows, So Do Concerns Over Safety, Sustainability…
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