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Did you know that a former Marine has aerially documented hurricane damage to confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in Eastern North Carolina? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with photojournalist and Senior Advisor to the Waterkeeper Alliance, Rick Dove. Dove describes his brush with Pfiesteria Piscicida, repeated fish kills, coal ash spills, hog manure spills, the politics that protect the hog industry at the expense of citizens, and advocacy strategies for those who care about natural resources, public health, and a sustainable food system. A recent article about his observations was published in the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2018/09/22/i-saw-florence-sending-millions-gallons-animal-poop-flooding-across-north-carolina/?utm_term=.f3998583936d

Related website:  https://waterkeeper.org/

October 5, 2018

Rick Dove, Photojournalist and Senior Advisor to the Waterkeeper Alliance, describes the environmental and public health impact of hurricanes on Eastern North Carolina including fish kills, coal ash spills, and manure spills from industrial hog and poultry operations. 10/4/2018

Did you know that a former Marine has aerially documented hurricane damage to confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in Eastern North Carolina? Join Food Sleuth Radio […]
September 6, 2018

Lynn Waltz, author of “Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers’ Rights at the World’s Largest Slaughterhouse” explains the high price of cheap meat and the benefits of unionized labor to reduce slaughterhouse injuries. 9/6/2018

Did you know that Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world’s largest hog producer and slaughterhouse? (Smithfield slaughters 32,000 hogs per […]