USDA Failure To Police “Certified Organic” Egg Operations

One of the largest egg producers in the country is “Eggland’s Best” located in Saranac, Michigan. The President is Greg Herbruck. Eggland’s Best houses almost 2 million birds in nine buildings. Each building has three hens per square foot. Draw a square foot on a...

Can You Trust the USDA?

We all hope that the USDA’s mission is to protect the quality and nutritiousness of our food supply while making sure that merchants are selling us what they promise. It is a basic equation: We pay taxes to hire them to protect us. If the protection is not there...

The “Feedlot” Model Of Beef Production

On certified organic farms, beef cattle, dairy cattle and swine are rotated on fields planted with cover crops. The animals’ manure droppings help build nutrients for row crops in succeeding rotations. Beef cattle raised in this model are pasture raised and finished...