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October 28, 2015
By Farm Forward

A Revolutionary Ballot Initiative for Animals

A strong national movement is developing to ban one of the cruelest practices in animal agriculture—the use of cages and crates for confinement on factory farms.

 
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Jewish Initiative for Animals

 
Published August 2015

Exposing Ag-Gag

Farm Forward exposes how “ag-gag” legislation impedes free speech rights.

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Legislation
 
April 15, 2015
By Ben Goldsmith

Globalization and Factory Farming

Want to know one of the greatest barriers to promoting better animal welfare and greater sustainability in farming? Learn more here.

 
February 6, 2015
By Ben Goldsmith

The Question of the Animal and Religion

Indecency at Kosher slaughterhouse prompted one of the trailblazing books connecting the dots between religion and animals. Learn more here.

 
December 29, 2014
By Ben Goldsmith

The Future of Food

American entrepreneurship has changed the world more than once and will play a key role in defeating the factory farm.

 
June 2, 2014
By Aaron S. Gross, PhD

Keeping Kosher Update

Unethical slaughter methods continue to be commonly used in the production of kosher meat sold in the United States and Israel, but resistance to these outdated practices is mounting due to public pressure.

 
December 15, 2013
By Ben Goldsmith

Are Cowboys Kinder?

Although factory farming has devastated traditional cattle husbandry, the beef industry has resisted the factory farm model more than any other form of animal agriculture (including dairy production).

 
December 10, 2013
By Ben Goldsmith

Anything Goes

Chickens, while sentient and with individual personalities, have been genetically modified solely for higher meat yields. Learn more here.

 
August 11, 2013
By Ben Goldsmith

Lassie vs Babe

How we view dogs and pigs is vastly different, but are they really so different after all? Learn more here.

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Animal Welfare
 
July 22, 2013
By Farm Forward

From Jacques Cousteau to Finding Nemo

With new understanding unfolding for fish sentience and ability, more individuals side with the fish on this one! Learn more here.

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Animal Welfare
 
January 28, 2012
By Ben Goldsmith

Striking Down Animal Welfare

A California law that has protected the public from consuming meat from animals that are too sick or injured to even stand was overturned. Learn more of the implications here.

 
October 27, 2011
By Ben Goldsmith

Farm and Red Moon

Farm and Red Moon is a documentary film revealing how the missing link to a better food system is local slaughterhouses. Read more here.

 
September 19, 2011
By Ben Goldsmith

Butterfields

George Marich, owner of Butterfields, the world’s first heritage-only poultry-serving restaurant, visits Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch for a real look into heritage farming excellence.

 
July 14, 2011
By Aaron S. Gross, PhD

Historic Welfare Legislation

The story behind the joint efforts of egg-industry and animal welfare professionals from the unique perspective of Farm Forward’s founder.

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Legislation
 
July 13, 2011
By Ben Goldsmith

The Modern Henhouse

With hen housing debates in full swing and the wellbeing of hundreds of millions of birds at stake, Farm Forward wants you to have the facts about how America’s egg supply is produced.

 
April 15, 2010
By Ben Goldsmith

Life’s Work

A look at the life’s work and deeply profound impact of Bernard “Bernie” E. Rollin, PhD on Farm Forward and the movement. Learn more here.

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Food System Solutions
 
April 15, 2010
By Ben Goldsmith

Ohio

A huge victory in the fight against industrial agriculture in Ohio. The details of the agreement, and history of it coming in to being through actions of the public and public servants working together are here.

 
June 14, 2009
By Ben Goldsmith

Michigan

Farm Forward applauds these changes and especially the trend in agribusiness to sit at the negotiation table. That said, over the course of the next decade more than 6.3 billion laying hens will live and die without basic space requirements. This victory is to be celebrated but not overestimated.

 
September 17, 2007
By Ben Goldsmith

“Pork-Making”

Historical timeline of hog farming and slaughtering, and the regression that took place a century ago that still has its hold on us today.

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Animal Welfare
 
May 29, 2007
By Ben Goldsmith

Farm Forward Launches

Farm Forward is committed to a simple but revolutionary idea: We can live without factory farming, without intensive confinement operations that devastate our natural resources and contribute more to climate change than any other industry on the planet. Learn more with us here.

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