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08 Feb, 2017, 08:30 ET 24 Family Farmers Receive Fund-a-Farmer Grants From FACT

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded over $57,000 in Fund-a-Farmer grants to independent family farmers across the country. Now in its fifth...


05 Aug, 2014, 12:26 ET Fact Awards Fund-A-Farmer Grants To LivestocK Farmers

This week, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded nearly $60,000 in grants to farmers located across the country to help them transition to...


08 Jan, 2014, 15:37 ET Livestock and Poultry Farmers Eligible for Grants Through FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Project

National nonprofit Food Animal Concerns Trust opens application period for grants to help farmers improve animal welfare Family farmers...


21 Aug, 2013, 16:44 ET FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Project Awards 18 Grants

Funded projects to improve animal welfare and farm profitability  Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded 18 Fund-a-Farmer grants to...


18 Jul, 2013, 13:56 ET FDA Permits Salmonella in Animal Feed Despite Health Threat

FACT to FDA:  You're Making Us Sick!  On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) formally revoked a 1967 policy...


09 Jul, 2012, 13:31 ET FACT Awards Grants To Deserving Farmers

Funds to help family farmers improve farm animal welfare  This June, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded over $13,000 in...


09 Nov, 2011, 12:17 ET FDA Denies Citizen Petitions on Animal Antibiotics

Agency Claims Withdrawing Drugs Is Too Hard; Will Rely on Drug Companies to Self-Regulate On Monday, in a disappointing move, the U.S. Food...


24 Oct, 2011, 16:18 ET New Farmer Grants Project Launches Today!

FACT's Healthy & Humane Farm Funds to Improve Farm Animal Welfare Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) will celebrate Food Day by kicking off a...


17 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Consumer Group Calls the Thousand Meat Plant Violations Another Example of Flaws in Federal Mad Cow Response

CHICAGO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to information released by the US Department of Agriculture that over 1,000 meat packers had been...


20 Sep, 2004, 01:00 ET New Egg Safety Rule Deserves Support From Consumers and Industry

CHICAGO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the FDA announced its proposed plan to reduce the risk of Salmonella illnesses from eggs by implementing...


26 Jan, 2004, 00:00 ET FACT Applauds the FDA on its New Steps to Control Mad Cow Disease in Animal Feed and Calls for Full FDA Enforcement

CHICAGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FACT applauds the FDA for steps announced today to control the spread of Mad Cow in animal feed, including its...


03 May, 2001, 01:00 ET Consumer Food Safety Advocate Richard R. Wood to Receive Food and Drug Administration's Highest Award

CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA) has selected Richard R. Wood, Executive Director of Food Animal...


17 Apr, 2001, 01:00 ET Food Animal Concerns Trust Urges FDA and USDA to Do More to Protect The U.S. From Mad Cow Disease

CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT), a Chicago-based non-profit national organization that educates the public...