Resources Archive


Letter to Sec. Regan on CAFOs

We are writing to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to exercise its existing statutory authority to protect communities from the harmful impacts of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), also known as factory farms.

Industrial Animal Agriculture Impacts on Environmental Justice and the Need for Federal Oversight

This fact sheet explores industrial animal agriculture’s health impacts on environmental justice & rural communities.

Letter to IDB on Marfrig loan

The undersigned communities and civil society organizations urge you to not approve the proposed $43 million loan for Marfrig Global Foods

USDA Foods: How a $1.3 billion program can be transformed to create a more just and healthy food system

The USDA Foods program, while providing well-intentioned financial support for school districts, contributes to menus that rely heavily on carbon-intensive, ultra-processed foods like hamburgers, deli meat sandwiches, and chicken nuggets sourced from the largest industrial meat and dairy corporations.

Letter to IFC on factory farming

We can significantly reduce agriculture’s impact on climate — but only if we shift production away from industrial animal agriculture and energy intensive monoculture.

Genetically Engineered Animals: From Lab to Factory Farm

This report, provides a scientific overview of the concerns with genetically engineered food animal experiments that are underway, and reveals the risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.

Chain Reaction IV: Burger Edition

How top restaurants rate on reducing antibiotic use in their meat supply chains.

Scaling Up Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Food

Within this broader vision of climate-friendly foodservice, this report focuses primarily on strategies for increasing offerings of healthy, cost-effective plant forward foods.

Meat of the Matter

A municipal guide to climate-friendly food purchasing.

Bayer-Monsanto Merger: Big Data, Big Agriculture, Big Problems

If Bayer and Monsanto are allowed to complete their proposed $66 billion merger, the economics of food, farming and the environment will be radically altered. Competition in agriculture will never be the same.