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Mar 10, 2016, 08:40 ET FACT Awards Fund-A-Farmer Grants to Seventeen Family Farmers

Today, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT), a national nonprofit, awarded nearly $41,000 in grants to family farmers across the country to help them...


Nov 20, 2015, 12:07 ET Most Top Turkey Production Companies Still Allow the Routine Use of Antibiotics

 Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT), a Chicago-based consumer advocacy organization, released a new report, Stuffed: The Use Of Antibiotics and...


Sep 01, 2015, 08:40 ET FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Project to Fund Livestock & Poultry Farmers Nationwide

 Family farmers who want to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for grant funding from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....


Aug 05, 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...


Jan 08, 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...


Aug 21, 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...


Jul 18, 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...


Jul 09, 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...


Nov 09, 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...


Oct 24, 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...


Aug 17, 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...


Sep 20, 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...


Jan 26, 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...


May 03, 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...


Apr 17, 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...


Nov 18, 1999, 00:00 ET FACT Calls on Feds to Regulate Animal Waste

CHICAGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "Animal waste must be managed through national mandatory standards that provide at least a minimal level of...


Jul 01, 1999, 01:00 ET FACT Calls for Single Federal Egg Agency at Senate Hearing

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) called for a single federal agency with responsibility for shell egg...


Apr 08, 1999, 01:00 ET Food Animal Concerns Trust: Deaths Linked to British Beef Increase

CHICAGO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Government statistics just published in Great Britain reveal that there was an unusual increase in the number...


Mar 09, 1999, 00:00 ET FACT Seeks Ban of On-Farm Animal Drug Abuse

CHICAGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) wants to stop the current practice of drugging farm animals to simply promote...


May 16, 1997, 01:00 ET President's Food Safety Initiative Must Include On-Farm Controls to be Effective, Says Food Animal Concerns Trust

CHICAGO, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "The President's Food Safety Initiative, announced this week in Washington, is a significant step toward...