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Press Release: Farmer Whistleblower Testifies before Congress about the Impacts of Corporate Concentration on America’s Chicken Farmers   

Food Integrity Campaign | January 20, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday January 20, 2022 Press Release: Farmer Whistleblower Testifies before Congress about the Impacts of Corporate Concentration on America’s Chicken Farmers WASHINGTON – Farmer whistleblower and Government Accountability Project client Trina McClendon testified this week before the US House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, on “Reviving […]

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Press Release: President Biden demands a Fair Shake for Farmers and Ranchers in the U.S.

Food Integrity Campaign | January 6, 2022

For Immediate Release: January 6, 2022 Press Release: President Biden Demands a Fair Shake for Farmers and Ranchers in the U.S. WASHINGTON—The White House echoed the sentiments of 57 national, state, and regional organizations that spoke up on behalf of farmers and ranchers in their #FairShake Week of Action campaign. In a January 3, 2021 […]

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Unchecked Corporate Power and Exploitation: The Truth about Contract Growing

Food Integrity Campaign | December 14, 2021

Most of the chicken and pork consumed in the U.S. comes from contract growing. Whether you are a farmer, advocate, or eater, you’ll want to know the truth about contract growing. What is Contract Growing? Production contracts are increasingly common in the agricultural business. Rather than market and sell their own products, farmers often sign contracts that commit […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Legal Petition Challenges EPA Inaction on Factory Farm Air Pollution

Food Integrity Campaign | October 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2021 Groups call for end to decades-long amnesty for factory farm polluters Washington — As President Biden continues to promise that his administration will address the climate crisis and protect the air we breathe from industrial polluters, Food Integrity Campaign along with 23 other advocacy organizations demand that Biden’s EPA […]

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PSA RULE MAKING LETTER TO USDA SECRETARY, TOM VILSACK

Food Integrity Campaign | September 22, 2021

55 national, state and regional organizations advocating for fair and competitive markets for food and agriculture signed and delivered the following letter to Secretary of Agriculture. The signing organizations, representing a diverse array of interests including labor, environment, public health, community agriculture, animal welfare and farmers, joined this letter to thank the Department of Agriculture […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Farmer Whistleblower Takes to the Skies to Deliver Message for #FairShake for Farmers Week of Action

Food Integrity Campaign | September 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2021 Farmer Whistleblower Takes to the Skies to Deliver Message about Big Ag Consolidation as Part of National #Fair Shake for Farmers Week of Action New Video Showcases Poultry Farmer Whistleblower’s Message to the World WASHINGTON – After 27 years of raising chickens for Perdue, Inc., Rudy Howell, a Government […]

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Press Release: Food Integrity Campaign Applauds Administration’s Bold Effort to Protect Nation’s Farmers and Ranchers from Retaliation

Food Integrity Campaign | July 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2021 Food Integrity Campaign Applauds Administration’s Bold Effort to Protect Nation’s Farmers and Ranchers from Retaliation New Video Showcases Contributions of Agriculture Whistleblowers WASHINGTON – Food Integrity Campaign (FIC) commends the White House on acting in response to decades of outcry from farmer whistleblowers and advocates regarding retaliation and deceptive, abusive practices in […]

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A Closer Look: Factory Farm Gas and Pollution

Food Integrity Campaign | May 17, 2021

The following is part one in our series taking a closer look at the top five myths about factory farm gas. For more about how factory farm gas works and its impacts, read our full blog here.  Food Integrity Campaign (FIC) Intern Daniel Sobol sits down with Sally Lee, deputy director of Rural Partnerships, to ask […]

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5 Myths About Factory Farm Gas 

Food Integrity Campaign | April 29, 2021

Biogas from factory farms is being presented as a “green solution” to the industrial agriculture problem, but behind the smoke and mirrors, factory farm gas thoroughly fails to deliver as an energy solution and actually presents a range of environmental, social, and economic problems.  If you are new to the conversation, biogas is a way […]

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Factory Farm Gas Erodes Critical Environmental Regulations in NC

Food Integrity Campaign | April 9, 2021

Factory farm gas is rapidly expanding its footprint across the country, putting rural communities and our environment at risk. Food Integrity Campaign has closely followed the development of factory farm gas projects in North Carolina. This week a new bill introduced in the North Carolina State Senate threatens to unleash the dangerous potential of these […]

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