Krissy Kasserman

Krissy Kasserman is the National Factory Farm Campaigner at Food and Water Watch. She works to take our national fight against factory farms to the next level as we battle corporate agriculture and work towards a more sustainable, safer, and equitable food system.

Articles by this author

Those senators who claim to support rural America must reject Tom Vilsack as Agriculture secretary. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Tom Vilsack’s Cozy Relationship With Big Ag Makes Him A Non-Starter at USDA
Tom Vilsack wasn’t the right choice for Secretary of Agriculture in 2008 when President Obama nominated him to serve in that role. He isn’t the right choice now, either. With Vilsack, we’re guaranteed years more of corporate agribusinesses running roughshod over family farms and rural communities,...
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Thursday, November 26, 2020
As We're Giving Thanks, Let's Resolve to Change Our Food System for the Better
Our holiday traditions are undoubtedly going to look very different this year. Fewer gatherings, less travel, smaller meals with immediate family. Even so, our holiday tables tell many stories. For many, holiday meals are an opportunity to revisit family recipes, to prepare dishes reflecting our...
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Saturday, June 09, 2018
Big Ag's False Solution
You don’t find what you’re not looking for, or so the saying goes. Big Ag has been able to keep what they’re doing behind closed doors for decades. There’s a reason why we know very little about what happens on factory farms.  "Over the past several decades, more and more whistleblowers and...
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"The fact that North Carolina citizens have to go to court to keep bacteria from hog poop off of their homes (because their elected officials have sided with factory farms) is a perfect example of what is wrong with our food system." (Photo: Southwings) Views
Monday, April 23, 2018
Nobody Should Have Hog Poop on the Walls of Their Home
Hog Poop on the Walls of your Home Is More Than a “Nuisance” One year ago we asked what you think of when you hear the word “nuisance.” “Flies at a picnic, cars driving below the speed limit, wrong number phone calls in the middle of the night? How about fecal matter from hogs on the exterior walls...
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