New NACCHO Policy Statement on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Oct 22, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO released a new policy statement on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). NACCHO advises federal, state, and local governments and related agencies to continue research initiatives and enact legislation to manage the human and environmental health risks of CAFOs.

The policy statement was proposed by NACCHO’s Global Climate Change Workgroup and approved by NACCHO’s Board of Directors in October 2018.

See the policy statement here.

NACCHO’s environmental health and public health practice policy statement was also updated in October 2018. See the policy statement here.


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Michelle Shapiro is a communication specialist for the Environmental Health & Disability team at NACCHO.

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