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Supreme Court case: meat industry sues to keep downed animals in food supply

Michael Greger MD | November 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: American Meat Institute, anthrax, campylobacter, cows, dairy, downed animals, downers, e. coli, Federal School Lunch Program, ground beef, hamburger, Humane Society of the United States, livestock, mad cow disease, meat, meat industry, National Meat Association, pigs, public health, Salmonella, sheep, soy, swine flu, USDA

This week I participated in a press briefing to discuss National Meat Association v. Harris, a case appearing before the Supreme Court next week. The meat industry is trying to overturn a California law meant to keep “downedanimals—those too......

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The Low-Down on Downers and the USDA

Gene Baur | March 4, 2011 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, Alison Longley, Campaigns, Cattle, Downed Animals, downers, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, goats, Investigations, News and Updates, Petition, Pigs, President Obama, Sheep, Slaughterhouses, Undercover Investigations, USDA

When it comes to slaughtering animals too sick or weak to even stand for human food, the majority of U.S. citizens are resoundingly opposed. But despite this public sentiment, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) allows this irresponsible and inhumane......

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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......