Counterintuitively enough, a recent Bloomberg report on how America uses its land revealed that this isn’t the case at all in the present day. The report, which is based on data published in 2017 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, found that if all the cropland in the U.S. were put together, it would take up more than a fifth of the 48 contiguous states. However, the proportion of this land used to grow food for Americans pales in comparison to that which is used to grow feed for livestock.
Make sure you stay hydrated this summer by eating your water with fruits and vegetables. You’ve heard it a million times – it’s critical to stay hydrated, especially in the summer. If you exercise outside, even more so!
New analysis from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) shows that the latest tests by federal scientists found almost 80 percent of supermarket meat to contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The so-called superbugs were discovered to be resistant to at least one of 14 antibiotics they were tested for by the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS).
Once a livestock farmer who raised goats and pigs to be sold for their meat, his conscience wore heavy on him when he witnessed the extreme pain and torture the animals were experiencing, and he decided to start a plant-based food empire instead.