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Chicken - it's the new veal

Jess Parsons | September 25, 2013 | Animals

Read More: Animal suffering, antibiotics, chickens, egg laying hens, growth hormone, media, natural, veal

Thanks to animal activists, most of us know about the extreme industrial cruelty involved in turning calves into veal, or force-feeding geese and ducks to give them fatty livers for foie gras. Also recently highlighted - the cruelty of......

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Good vs Evil: Join the Activist Fan Club

Jess Parsons | June 14, 2013 | Celebrities

Read More: activist, animal abuse, chickens, factory farms, legislation, media, police, politicians, public

As my children get older, I have the perfect excuse to enjoy epic children's adventures - again, for Narnia or The Lord of the Rings or Star Wars - for the first time, with Harry Potter. In real life,......

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Adding FDA-Approved Viruses to Meat

Michael Greger MD | August 2, 2012 | Health

Read More: arsenic, bacteria, bacteria-eating virus, bacteriophage, bird flu, brain parasites, campylobacter, chickens, food industry, listeria, maggots, meat, meat industry, poultry, processed meat, toxin genes, viruses

Bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) have been approved as meat additives to reduce the food safety risks associated with processed meat and poultry products. There is a concern, however, that viruses fed to chickens could spread toxin genes between bacteria, the......

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Foie gras ban in California: human health implications

Michael Greger MD | November 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: Alzheimer's, amyloid, amyloidosis, chickens, diabetes, duck, foie gras, goose, leprosy, liver, mad cow disease, New York Times, protein, rheumatoid arthritis, soup, toxocara, toxoplasma

Originally featured on One Green Planet. The New York Times recently ran a story on the upcoming foie gras ban in California. July 1, 2012, the Golden State will join over a dozen nations that have prohibited the production......

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Change for Chickens (and the Nation)

Gene Baur | July 8, 2010 | Animals

Read More: ballot initiative, Campaigns, Chickens, confinement, Eggs, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur, Law, Legislation, News and Updates, Ohio Ballot Initiative, Proposition 2, Schwarzenegger

   In Ohio, half a million citizens signed petitions this year to place a measure on the statewide ballot to outlaw veal crates, gestation crates and battery cages. As the deadline to submit those signatures approached last month, agribusiness came......

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Important Progress for Farm Animals in Ohio

Gene Baur | July 1, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, ballot initiative, Campaigns, Cattle, Chickens, confinement, Current Affairs, Downed Animals, Eggs, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur, Law, Legislation, News and Updates, Ohio Ballot Initiative, Pigs, Volunteers

  Over the past year, more than 500,000 Ohio citizens signed a petition aimed at placing an initiative on the statewide ballot this November to ban cruel factory farming practices. Those signatures gathered by tireless volunteers, many of whom were......

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Time to Dig Deep for the Animals

Gene Baur | May 20, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, ballot initiative, Campaigns, Cattle, Chickens, confinement, Current Affairs, DC, Eggs, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur, Legislation, News and Updates, Ohio Ballot Initiative, Pigs, Proposition 2, veal, Washington, What Activists are Up to

Across the U.S., hundreds of millions of farm animals, including calves raised for veal, sows exploited for breeding and hens used for egg production, are confined in crates and cages so tightly that they cannot walk, turn around or......