PRESS CONFERENCE: Schuyler County IL Citizens Speak Out to Oppose Planned Olive Branch Acres Industrial Hog Operation

Concerns over the impact of proposed 20,000-head swine confinement near Littleton; public health threats & environmental risks fuel local opposition WHAT:       An open-air press conference & public testimony by local residents & farmers against the proposed Olive… Read More

MEDIA ALERT – UNDER CONTRACT: Poultry Industry Whistleblower to Speak at Wicomico County, MD Public Event on May 3rd

Nationally-recognized former Perdue contract grower brings personal story & new documentary film to Salisbury to tell the untold truth of the industrial poultry business WHAT: An evening of public education & conversation on the real-world facts of contract… Read More

MEDIA ALERT – SRAP Board Member Dr. John Ikerd to Speak in Sterling NE on April 8

Proposed new poultry operation with 4 industrial-sized barns means quality of life changes;  potential health risks & environmental hazards from the waste of half-million chickens per year WHAT:       A community public information meeting with a nationally recognized… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Nationally-Recognized Poultry Contract-Grower & Industry Whistleblower to Speak at New Series of NE Informational Meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2017 FREMONT, NE––As the proposed Costco-owned chicken processing operation in Fremont continues to be discussed and challenged by local residents, farmers and their families from surrounding Nebraska counties are weighing the benefits and… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: “Manure to Energy”: Who Really Gets Burned?

A Lower Eastern Shore community forum on the environmental & public health risks of industrial chicken manure incineration schemes WHAT:       Listen to expert testimony & learn about the scientific and real-world community impacts of “Manure to Energy”… Read More

UNDER CONTRACT: Poultry Industry Whistleblower to Speak at Cecil County Community Event on Wednesday, 3/8

Nationally-recognized former contract-grower for the poultry industry brings personal story & new documentary film to tell the untold truth of the contract poultry business  WHAT:     An evening of public education & conversation on the real-world facts of contract… Read More

MEDIA ALERT – Illinois Farmers and Citizens to Call for Legislature to Fix Broken Factory Farm System

Statewide community leaders to take on laws promoting irresponsible industrial livestock growth; damage to public health, rural air & water quality, economy and quality of life  WHAT:  Illinois farmers and rural community leaders impacted by the state’s factory… Read More

MEDIA ALERT-Manure to Energy

A Lower Eastern Shore community forum on the environmental & public health risks of industrial chicken manure incineration schemes

MEDIA ALERT – Tonopah Residents Petition for Clint Hickman Withdrawal from Maricopa County Air & Environmental Issues

Industrial ag executive & Board of Supervisors chair in conflict-of-interest with community health decisions; STOPP cites ongoing EPA Clean Air Act inquiry of Hickman Family Farms WHAT:     The community group STOPP (Save Tonopah Oppose Poultry Plant) will deliver… Read More

Inaugural Factory Farm Summit Comes to Green Bay

Community members from Wisconsin to New Mexico to North Carolina gather to network, train & call for change in the massive national expansion of industrial animal operations WHAT: The first-of-its-kind Factory Farm Summit is a day-long event bringing… Read More