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Andrew Wasley
Investigative journalist specialising in food & farming issues, investigations reporter
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Andrew Wasley Mar 20
Pesticide residues found in 70% of produce sold in US even after washing
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Matt Wellington Mar 18
Last week I was at the calling on the agency to DENY bulk spraying on citrus fields. Watch the video to learn more. With (credit: Metroid Video)
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Cows, Cash & Cover-ups? Mar 14
Via 'Concerns over disposal of risk material linked to BSE'
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Naomi Starkman Mar 15
Using child-tested flavors, cartoon characters, branded toys & millions of dollars in advertising, companies cultivated loyalty to sugar-laden products that health experts said has greatly contributed to the nation’s obesity crisis. new report
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James Beard Foundation Mar 11
“We have an industry with a problem that we don’t always talk about,” says Boot Camp alum . See how he's working to increase transparency about mental health in the industry with his program, I Got Your Back (via )
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Andrew Wasley Mar 17
Have we hit ‘peak beef’?
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Lee Klancher Mar 14
In honor of National Ag Day, I'm sharing these images of Kenny Cass, an independent dairy farmer from Iowa--one of a hand full of small dairy farms left in America. He and his son, Jeff, make ends meet by using vintage equipment and doing all the milking themselves
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Andrew Wasley Mar 15
Waitrose, Asda and Lidl come out worst in latest FSA chicken contamination tests
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Lewis Bollard Mar 14
Wondering how bad factory farms really are? Look at how hard their lobbyists work to criminalize who could show you. Two weeks after a federal judge struck down Iowa's Ag-Gag law, factory farm lobbyists got a new one passed in record time.
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Andrew Wasley Mar 14
'We can’t afford to stand by and do nothing’: 10 everyday heroes fighting to save the planet
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Andrew Wasley Mar 14
'Can This Radical Approach to Dairies Save US Farms?' via Civil Eats -
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Big Ag Watch Mar 14
“Sen. Bernie Sanders, known for railing against giant corporations and the nation's richest billionaires, took aim at the U.S. agricultural industry during a three-day campaign swing through Iowa over the weekend.”
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Andrew Wasley Mar 13
Polluted drinking water, filthy air and land destroyed by “mega-farms” are among the threats that must be urgently addressed, according to a new report :
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Big Ag Watch Mar 13
Though this article is rather old, it's a good reminder of why you should care about “big ag” companies.
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Andrew Wasley Mar 13
EPA Proposes Use of 650,000 Pounds of Antibiotics Per Year on Citrus Fields
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Andrew Wasley Mar 13
Fires of Jharia spell death and disease for villagers
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Civil Eats Mar 12
“There is a strong need to make these hidden ownership ties more visible to both farmers and eaters, so that we can avoid supporting firms that threaten the resilience of our food systems.”
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Andrew Wasley Mar 12
Large farms and high stocking densities 'bring increased risk of salmonella' - new report
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Cows, Cash & Cover-ups? Mar 11
Via 'Rising food prices serve as motivation for fraudsters to substitute stated ingredients with cheaper substances'
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Save our Antibiotics Mar 11
WHO: "The drive to reduce costs and increase margins in the food and farming sector may be manifested through increased throughput (and pressure on animal bodies), increased stocking density, and higher likelihood of disease and/or reliance on antibiotics"
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