Brad Jacobson is an OnEarth contributor, who covers energy, environment, and public health for the magazine. His reporting has appeared elsewhere in The Atlantic, In These Times, Salon, Columbia Journalism Review, Billboard, and other publications. He's also a regular contributor to the award-winning online news magazine AlterNet. Follow him on Twitter.
Stories by Brad Jacobson
December 12, 2013
'Poultry litter' is exactly what it sounds like: the filthy stuff scraped off the floor of a chicken coop. Feeding it to cattle (yes, that happens) risks the spread of mad cow disease—yet the FDA has done nothing to stop it.
March 14, 2013