MINNEAPOLIS—A new report published today by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the industry group Global Dairy Platform (GDP) largely ignores the role of global dairy corporations in driving up greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, in
More than fifty family farmer, labor and consumer organizations urged federal agriculture policymakers to take immediate steps to help US dairy farmers, who have struggled for years with milk prices that are well below their costs of production.
The top five mega-corporations responsible for factory-farmed meat and dairy are responsible for emitting more combined greenhouse gases (GHGs) than Exxon, or Shell, or BP. That is according to findings just released in a joint study undertaken by IATP and GRAIN.
Factory farmed meat and dairy production is one of the top contributors to climate change, with some estimates saying the food system is responsible for up to 30 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs).