Safely disposing of the dead birds and implementing effective safety measures to prevent the next outbreak prove to be a significant challenge.
The first human case of avian flu was confirmed in China last week. But over the past three months, millions of birds have died.
A new report reveals that an estimated 235 million pounds of pesticides were used to grow feed crops for factory-farmed animals in the U.S. in 2018.
The vast majority of chickens spend their entire lives in the confinement of a factory farm. Farmed animals live for about six weeks before they are slaughtered.
A team of third-party experts will help seven JBS plants reduce employee coronavirus exposure and prepare for future outbreaks.
New analysis from the Animal Welfare Institute found that the majority of producers chose to kill their animals using ventilation shutdown plus heat.
British supermarkets are pouring millions of pounds into the UK’s beleaguered pig farming sector. Experts fear it may only make the problem worse.
To produce milk, dairy cattle need to be impregnated. The typical dairy cow is bred every single year, giving her body no break from producing milk or carrying a baby.
The H5N1 virus continues to spread through poultry farms across the U.S. and around the world, forcing farmers to cull record numbers of birds.
A scathing new report alleges that the country’s largest meat producers made “baseless” claims of meat shortages to keep their facilities running in the early stages of the pandemic.