Monthly Archives: August 2012

Veterinarians – Whose Side are They On?

If you have a pet dog or cat, you probably think kindly of your “vet.” After all, they take care of your pet’s health when they are sick and when your pet’s time has come, help them to pass on … Continue reading

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Smoking Cigarettes – Smoked Ham

It took years, and hundreds of studies, before our government took the threat of both smoking and secondhand smoke seriously. In the interim, too many people had to suffer and die needlessly. History is repeating itself. Despite an unquestionable link … Continue reading

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Raising Superbugs on the Factory Farm

We have previously documented the growing evidence that overuse of antibiotics in factory farms is creating super-strains of bacteria that is crossing over to humans, making treatment extremely difficult. A recent study of factory-farmed poultry, published in the journal Foodborne … Continue reading

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Environmental Defection Agency

Did you think “environment” referred to things like air, land and water? The EPA apparently has a different definition, the one that Webster’s defines as : the circumstances, objects, or conditions by which one is surrounded. For example, factory farms … Continue reading

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What is it about Iowa?

Iowa has one of the worst reputations when it comes to factory farming. A major polluter and purveyor of animal cruelty, that state’s governor recently signed a bill that makes it a crime to expose farm animal cruelty.  Unlike dogs … Continue reading

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