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Cher blasts animal-abuse-enabling politicians after veto of bill banning pig gestation crates

12/15/2014 - Known for its agriculture, Iowa slaughters more pigs than any other state, making the pork industry an extremely valuable commodity. Treating animals humanely is absent from the list of concerns for most Iowa politicians; while cruel, overcrowding and confinement equals more money for the pork industry. The...

Torturous feed additive known to cause death and cripple pigs could be lurking in your holiday turkey

11/24/2014 4:09:35 PM - Family gatherings, gift shopping, holiday parties and delicious-looking home-cooked food spells the holiday for many of us. While often a time of indulgence, our standards for clean, healthy, toxin-free food mustn't be thrown out the window. With the passing of Thanksgiving, and with Christmas just...

Plastics chemicals cause infertility and health problems in pigs; similar effects seen in humans

6/24/2014 - An infertility crisis on Spanish pig farms has been linked to endocrine-disrupting plastic chemicals also found in human food products, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Zaragoza and published in the journal Scientific Reports in May. The study marks "the first time that...

Big Ag's factory farming solution to its own pollution: GMO 'Enviropigs'

7/6/2013 - Industrial agriculture is becoming widely recognized as one of the leading causes of environmental pollution in the world today. But rather than move towards more sustainable methods of food production, and particularly meat production, the factory farm industry has further added to the downfall of...

China hit by 'animal apocalypse' as mass die-offs continue in ultra-polluted nation

4/2/2013 - A mysterious wave of animal deaths that kicked off at the start of 2011 is picking back up in China, where tens of thousands of farm animals and wildlife have turned up dead in the communist country's waterways in recent weeks. According to reports, the mass die-offs have affected mainly rivers and...

Thousands of dead pigs discovered floating in Shanghai river that provides drinking water to millions in China

3/21/2013 - The bodies of 13,000 dead pigs have been founds in the rivers and streams that supply the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai with its drinking water. The carcasses are believed to have floated downstream from the city of Jiaxing in the Zhejiang province, although the deputy mayor of that city has avoided...

Pregnant women were used as human guinea pigs in thalidomide trials

8/2/2012 - Newly uncovered documents reveal that pregnant Australian women were used as guinea pigs for the morning sickness drug thalidomide in a series of clinical tests some 50 years ago that left a number of children with substantial birth defects. The 1960 Australian trials were the first for the thalidomide...

Graphic photos surface of Michigan DNR forced shooting of baby pigs, breastfeeding momma pig

5/3/2012 - Graphic photos have surfaced of the baby pigs and momma pigs that a Michigan farmer was forced to shoot in cold blood to avoid being arrested as a felon. This is the latest development in the outrageous story of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, which conducted armed raids on multiple farms,...

Call to action - Join the demand to investigate Michigan DNR director Rodney Stokes over forced shooting of baby piglets in cold blood

4/17/2012 - There is nothing more pathetic, ugly and insidious than a tyrannical government thug who uses his power to destroy the lives of law-abiding citizens. Today, we have witnessed the outrageous acts carried out by jack-booted scumbags in Michigan's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) who masterminded...

Confirmed: Michigan pig ban will eliminate all heritage breeds, destroy thousands of small-scale farms

3/30/2012 - As many NaturalNews readers now know, the state of Michigan's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently issued a final ruling on its invasive species order (ISO) for swine that targets destructive "feral" species for elimination across the state. But what many people do not realize is that because...

Insane Michigan government announces plan to destroy ranch livestock based on hair color and arrest hundreds of ranchers as felons

3/27/2012 - The state of Michigan is only days away from engaging in what can only be called true "animal genocide" -- the mass murder of ranch animals based on the color of their hair. It's all part of a shocking new "Invasive Species Order" (ISO) put in place by Michigan's Department of Natural Resources (DNR)....

Medical science may use genetically modified pigs to grow human replacement organs

8/23/2011 - There are too many heavily funded, highly praised scientists who think they can outwit nature and play God. A recent medical science development in Japan is leading the way to using animals for creating organs to be transplanted into humans. Though hailed as a solution for many who await organ transplants,...

H1N1 swine flu infects commercial swine in USA, reports USDA

11/5/2009 - The pork industry desperately wants you to believe "the Big Lie" about swine flu: That it can't infect pigs, and therefore it's perfectly safe to buy and eat lots and lots of pork products. It's a merry little tale, and it would be a nice little piece of information to pass along if only it were...

Genetically Modified Pigs to be Bred for Organ Transplant Harvesting

1/26/2009 - A British lord and fertility researcher has announced plans to breed genetically engineered pigs, for the purpose of harvesting their organs for transplant into humans. "Pigs' organs are the right size for human transplantation, and they work similarly to human organs," said Lord Winston, head of...

U.S. Army Shoots Live Pigs for Target Practice

11/19/2008 - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has exposed a U.S. Army practice of shooting live pigs so that soldiers can treat their gunshot wounds. "Shooting and maiming pigs is as outdated as Civil War rifles," said Kathy Guillermo, director of PETA's Laboratory Investigations Department. The...

The Rise of MRSA in Pigs and the Health Risk to Humans

7/30/2008 - Numerous researchers in other countries have been reporting results on the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in pigs and the risk of human contraction. But no U.S. agency or institution has tested MRSA patients to identify whether they carry the strain, according to the...

MRSA Superbug Found to be Widespread in Pigs, Pig Farmers

6/3/2008 - The antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is widespread among both pigs and pig farmers in Canada, suggesting the livestock industry as a possible source of the disease, according to a study published in the journal "Veterinary Microbiology." Researchers...

Honeybees and Almonds, Pigs and MRSA: The Deadly Connections

2/6/2008 - The New York Times recently reported a highly probable direct link between our unsustainable system of modern industrial agriculture and two recently emerging phenomena that threaten us all. The author makes the very logical connection between the recent epidemic of MRSA (an antibiotic-resistant strain...

Human medical experimentation in modern times: How immigrants, poor people, minorities and children are modern-day guinea pigs for Big Pharma (part one)

3/7/2006 - "The concentration camps were used as a huge laboratory for human experimentation," says Wolfgang Eckhart, professor of Historical Medicine at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. During the Holocaust, Bayer, Hoechst, BASF and other German pharmaceutical and chemical companies combined into a powerful...

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