Positions of Medical & Scientific Organizations on Antibiotic Use in Livestock Operations - February 2014
Antibiotics will stop working at a terrible human cost - Major report warns - London Independent May 18, 2016- "Research has also suggested that antibiotic use in pig farming is common as poor living conditions mean such treatment is necessary to prevent infections spreading between livestock and that this passes down to humans through pork consumption, increasing resistance levels further. In the UK, 45 per cent of all antibiotics are given to livestock."
Scientists Attribute Rising Methane Levels to Animal Agriculture- Phys.org - March 11, 2016
Mortality and Health Outcomes in Communities living in close Proximity to Swine CAFOs - Duke University - 2018
An Analysis of the Impact of Swine CAFOs on Nearby Houses- Journal of Agricultural Economics (July 2008). Conclusion: Construction of a Swine CAFO harms neighbor's home property values!
Understanding CAFOs and their Impact on Communities- Environmental Health (2010).
The Pope's Letter on the Environment:
Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father on Care for our Common Home - May 2015