Is CAFO Animal Waste the Dirty Secret of Organic Foods?

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Joseph Mercola Chicken feces, or chicken litter, and other animal waste from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) is commonly used as fertilizer, including for organic crops. CAFO waste used as fertilizer is contaminated with pathogens, including bacteria, fungi, viruses, antibiotics, antibiotic-resistant genes, growth hormones, heavy metals and pesticides. In the U.S., feces from broiler chickens […]