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11. Stop Antibiotics Use in Animal Feed!

(Web Page; Tue Oct 08 16:04:00 CDT 2013)

ADUFA, PAMTA, and FDA Guidance #213 The Animal Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 (ADUFA) requires that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports annually on how many antibiotics are sold for use on industrial farms. Thanks ...

Description: SPSR talking points on the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.

12. Eating for Climate and Health

(Web Page; Wed Nov 30 09:24:00 CST 2016)

Eating for Climate and Health PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change. Download slideshow »

Description: PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.

13. Free Online Course: Climate Change Policy and Public Health

(Web Page; Mon Oct 05 09:37:00 CDT 2015)

PSR member Dr. Jonathan Patz will be leading an exciting MOOC on climate change and health looking at the co-benefits of improved efficiency, agriculture and transportation. Enroll for free here »

Description: PSR member Dr. Jonathan Patz will be leading an exciting MOOC on climate change and health looking at the co-benefits of improved efficiency, agriculture and transportation.

14. The Clean Water Rule: Protecting Public Health

(Web Page; Thu Jul 30 13:27:00 CDT 2015)

Safe and clean water is a vital part of life. It is important for drinking, recreation, hygiene, industry and agriculture. Find out what healthcare professionals are saying about the Clean Water Rule.

Description: Safe and clean water is a vital part of life. It is important for drinking, recreation, hygiene, industry and agriculture. Find out what healthcare professionals are saying about the Clean Water Rule.

15. Frack no: Energy group travels here to 'protest'

(Web Page; Thu Apr 06 13:09:00 CDT 2017)

"The health risks of fracking are far too great to Floridians and to our fragile aquifer that gives us our drinking water, supports agriculture and supports tourism," said PSR's Dr. Todd Sack in a statement. Source: Clay Today

Description: "The health risks of fracking are far too great to Floridians and to our fragile aquifer that gives us our drinking water, supports agriculture and supports tourism," said PSR's Dr. Todd Sack in a statement.

16. The Safe and Healthy Children Initiative: Increasing the Knowledge and Confidence of Clinicians and Others to Address Farmworker Pesticide Exposures

(Web Page; Wed Aug 24 14:59:00 CDT 2011)

By Marybeth Palmigiano, MPH This essay is in response to: How does our nation's reliance on pesticides affect the health of those who plant and harvest our food? In 2007, the United States used 684 million pounds of pesticides in agri...

Description: In 2007, the United States used 684 million pounds of pesticides in agriculture, accounting for 80% of all U.S. pesticide use.

17. Climate Change and Famine

(Web Page; Thu Feb 16 12:43:00 CST 2017)

Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens.

Description: Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens.

18. Take tuna off school menus, group says

(Web Page; Mon Aug 19 13:58:00 CDT 2013)

A coalition of consumer groups including PSR is recommending the U.S. Department of Agriculture get tuna out of school lunchrooms after tests of canned tuna sold to schools found highly variable levels of mercury, in some cases higher th...

Description: A coalition of consumer groups including PSR is recommending the U.S. Department of Agriculture get tuna out of school lunchrooms after tests of canned tuna sold to schools found highly variable levels of mercury, in some cases higher than federal guidelines.

19. Letter to USDA and Forest Service on Energy Development

(Web Page; Thu May 18 10:16:00 CDT 2017)

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and United States Department of Agriculture Acting Deputy Undersecretary Dan Jiron on President Trump's executive orders relating to energy development on p...

Description: Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and United States Department of Agriculture Acting Deputy Undersecretary Dan Jiron on President Trump's executive orders relating to energy development on public lands.

20. Drinking Water Fact Sheet: Pesticides

(Web Page; Tue Oct 08 16:23:00 CDT 2013)

Pesticides pose a health threat not only because of their toxicity, but also because of their widespread use in the U.S. There are now about 21,000 registered pesticide products, with almost 900 active ingredients. In a typical year, abo...

Description: Pesticides pose a health threat not only because of their toxicity, but also because of their widespread use in the U.S. Drinking water can be a significant source of chronic pesticide exposure, especially in agricultural regions where large quantities of pesticides are used.