An investigation by Larry Pynn at the Vancouver Sun has revealed a cruel underbelly to B.C.'s dairy industry--the province and ag sector that have historically been thought of as among the less inhumane for animals.
If you've ever had your food stolen at the office, you know it can be beyond maddening. While some people completely flip their lids when it happens to them, others opt for a more subtle approach to taking revenge.
The day began like any other for 52-year-old Larry O'Hara. He grabbed the box of Corn Flakes from his kitchen cabinet and poured it in a bowl. He then got a spoon from the drawer and headed for the refrigerator.
Medicine and the media are in some ways like a celebrity marriage: of widespread, seemingly irresistible interest; and routinely on the brink of disaster. Neither union, nor the prevailing fascination with it, is apt to go away soon.
As it turns out, lots of openly queer people have won Oscars. But you know what? I don't mind that Sam Smith didn't know that. It's a good thing that we've gotten to the point where it's possible to lose count of the number of openly queer people who've won Academy Awards.
Quality research depends on quality data. It's the 'junk in, junk out' theory. Pro-organic researchers are clearly cherry picking numerous low quality studies, many organic industry funded and small scale, favorable to their bias.
If individuals decide to also include some animal-derived foods in their diets, they can do so healthfully. Just ensure that your foods come form sustainable methods, with minimal processing and with production that proceeds in a manner as close to what occurs in nature as possible.
Here's a secret the food-safety police don't want you to know: You don't have to dump that half-carton of milk down the drain just because it's past its sell-by date. Because even though you've been told that milk that's even a day old will almost certainly kill you, it almost certainly won't.