antibiotics

Big Ag’s Addiction to Antibiotics Could Kill 10 Million People Each Year by 2050

The discovery of penicillin in the 1920’s was a medical breakthrough. Who of us hasn’t relied on antibiotics to cure an infection at some point in our lives? Yet, today in the US, 80% of antibiotics aren’t used to treat people – they’re fed to factory-farmed animals. Why? For decades, Big Ag has been pumping these drugs into animals as …

Nasdaq offers advice: Don’t invest in meat

While meat has long been considered a staple of the American diet, consumer eating habits are clearly shifting towards healthier and more sustainable plant-based foods. This trend is changing the food landscape so extensively, so quickly that it even has the financial world planning for the possible “death of meat.” The Nasdaq Stock Market, which is the largest stock exchange in …

Don’t Skip a Beat: It’s American Heart Month!

With Valentine’s Day falling smack dab in the middle of the month, it seems fitting that February is “American Heart Month.” Did you know that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is currently – and has been since about the 1930s — the leading cause of death for men and women in the US? Alarmingly, …

Dairy-free

More Companies are Delivering on Dairy-Free Demand!

Despite the dairy industry’s multi-million dollar advertising campaigns (Got Milk?), government-sponsored programs that push milk, and even ridiculous efforts to slam non-dairy alternatives, milk consumption in the US is steadily declining. In fact, a recent report from the US Department of Agriculture confirms that each generation drinks less and less milk than the one prior. Simply put, Americans are moo-ving on. …