PUBLICATIONS

 

The Pew Charitable Trust  www.pewtrusts.org

An independent, non-profit funded by 2 sons and 2 daughters of Sun Oil founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife Mary Anderson Pew. It's mission is non-partisan, non-governmental, global research that recommends public policy based on that research.  The Pew Trust collaborates with many scientific entities to conduct research on many subjects and publishes their findings.

 

    1.    "Economics of Industrial Farm Animal Production"

            The Pew Trust w/ Johns Hopkins Bloomsberg School of Public Health

 

    2.    "Impact of Industrial Farm Animal Production on Rural Communities"

            The Pew Trust w/ Johns Hopkins Bloomsberg School of Public Health

 

    3.    "Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America"

            The Pew Trust w/ Johns Hopkins Bloomsberg School of Public Health

 

 

Johns Hopkins University Publications  http://hub.jhu.edu/magazine/pastissues

 

    1.     " Who's Responsible for Regulating the Health Impact of Factory Farms?"

            Dale Keiger ed., Summer Issue 2014

 

    2.    "Farmacology"

            Dale Keiger ed., June issue 2009

 

The American Bar Association    www.Americanbar.org

 

    1.    "CAFOs: Five Essential Tools for Local Regulation" 

            Ariel R. Kapplan  Summer issue 2012

            www.Americanbar.org/publications/state_local_law_news/2011_12/summer_2012/cafos_tools_regulation.html

 

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency    www.epa.gov

 

    1.    "Pennsylvania Animal Agriculture Program Assessment"

            February 2015

 

Purdue University: Agriculture Extention     https://extension.purdue.edu/Pages/default.aspx   

 

    1.    "CAFOs and Community Conflict"

            Janet Ayres  ID-365-w  4/08

 

    2.    "CAFOs and Public Health"

            Rachel Dennis  ID-359-w  8/07

 

    3.    "CAFOs and Public Health: The Issue of Antibiotic Resistance"

            Paul Ebner  ID-349-w  3/07

 

Union of Concerned Scientists    www.ucsusa.org

 

    1.    "CAFOs Uncovered: The Untold Costs of Confines Animal Feeding Operations"

            Dr. Doug Gurian-Sherman  2008

 

Food and Water Watch     www.foodandwaterwatch.org

 

1.        "Factory Farm Nation - 2015 edition"

 

2.        "Antibiotic Resistance 101 - How Antibiotic Misuse On Factory Farms Can Make You Sick -  2015 edition"

 

 

Grace Communications Foundation    www.gracelinks.org

Grace Communication Foundation is a New York based foundation working to develop stratagies to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current industrial food system, and advocate for more sustainable alternatives.

 

 

1.        "Water Footprint of Beef: Industrial vs Pasture Raised"   

            Robin Madel, Kai Olsen-Sawyer 10/2014

            Ecocentric Blog

 

2.        The Sustainable Table Series 

 

 

Grist       www.grist.org

Grist, founded in 1999, is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington.   Funded by foundations, contributions and advertising they present an intelligent, irreverent take on environmental news and commentary.

 

1.        "Confined Dining:  A Primer on Factory Farms and What They Mean for Your Meat"

            Twilight Greenaway, Food Editor    9/2012

 

 

Franklin County Area Development Corporation         www.fcadc.com

 

1.        "Franklin County Pennsylvania:  State of Agriculture 2012"

 

 

United States Department of Agriculture - National Agriculture Statistics Service        www.nass.usda.gov

 

1.        "2012 Census of Agriculture - Franklin County Profile"

            www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Online_Resources/County_Profiles/Pennsylvania/cp42055.pdf

 

John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future    

 

1.        "The Impact of Indusrial Food Animal Production (IFAP) on Workers and Communities" - Brent Kim, MHS

         

 

ORGANIZATIONS

 

Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Echosystems Study Unit    www.chesapeakeCESU.com

A partnership between 28 Universities (Including Shippensburg University) and 9 federal agency partners to protect natural and cultural resources of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

 

Community Environmental Defense Fund        www.celdf.org

A non-profit public interest law firm with it's start right here in Franklin County 20 years ago.  Their mission is to provide free and affordable legal services, education and organizing help to communities facing threats to their local environment, agriculture, economy and quality of life.  They assist communities across the U.S. and around the world. They also offer an education program (The Daniel Pennock Democracy School) designed to teach residents and activists how to understand and regain community rights and confront corporate control.

 

Food and Water Watch        www.foodandwaterwatch.org

This organization was created in 2005 by 12 members of the Energy and Environment Program at the advocacy group Public Citizen.  They have built a powerful grassroots movement to protect our most important resources, food and water.  In the ensuing 10 years they have grown to over 100 staff members and have offices across the country and in Latin America and the European Union (as Food and Water Europe).

 

Grace Communications Foundation    www.gracelinks.org

Grace Communication Foundation is a New York based foundation working to develop stratagies to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current industrial food system, and advocate for more sustainable alternatives.

 

Grist       www.grist.org

Grist, founded in 1999, is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington.   Funded by foundations, contributions and advertising they present an intelligent, irreverent take on environmental news and commentary.

 

Keep Antibiotics Working        www.keepantibioticsworking.com

A coalition of health, consumer, agricultural, environmental, humane and other advocacy groups dedicated to eliminating a major cause of antibiotic resistance:  the inappropriate use of antibiotics in food animals.

 

Union of Concerned Scientists        www.ucsusa.org

UCS was founded in 1969 by scientists and students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Apalled by how the U.S. government was misusing science, the founders drafted a statement calling for scientific research to be directed away from military technologies and toward solving pressing environmental and social problems.  By mobilizing scientists and combining their voices with those of advocates, educators, business people and concerned citizens they have built a reputation for fairness and accuracy with an impressive record of accomplishments.

 

VIDEOS

 

CAFO Video:        "Helen Reddout Presentation to PC IFAP" 

                           Community Association for Restoration of the Environment (CARE)

                             Livable Future Blog        4/13 

                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dGaGOj-p4U