Industrial crop and livestock production damages the environment, threatens human health, degrades rural communities, harms workers and compromises animal welfare. These pages provide detailed information, along with resources for promoting a sustainable alternative.
Environment
  • Industrial agriculture pollutes air, water, and soil, reduces biodiversity, and contributes to global climate change. Find the unsavory details here.
Public Health
  • From antibiotic resistance to arsenic contamination, learn how industrial agriculture threatens public health.
Food & Personal Health
  • You are what you eat! Learn how industrially produced food affects your health.
Community & Economy
  • Factory farms make terrible neighbors. Learn how industrial agriculture affects surrounding communities and local economies.
Animal Welfare
  • Industrial livestock facilities compromise the health and welfare of the animals they confine. Find out what they do wrong - and what you can do about it.
Workers
  • Farmworkers and other food sector employees have the critical responsibility of feeding our nation. Learn about the deplorable conditions they often face.