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Farmer Eaten By His Own Hogs

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Crime

COQUILLE, Ore. -- Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs. Terry Vance Garner, 69, never returned after he set out to...

Meet This College Cheer Squad's Newest Star (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen

Patience Beard cheered, danced, and tumbled her way onto a Division 1 cheerleading squad -- hardly an easy feat. And she did it all on a prosthetic le...

At Least 33,000 Pigs To Be Slaughtered

Posted 07.30.2012 | Food

Russia will slaughter at least 33,000 pigs in the Tver region after an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF), a virus that causes lethal hemorrhaging ...

Pasture-Raised Pigs (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Putting her beliefs into action, Kendra Kimbirauskas and her husband, Ivan Maluski, started a small, organic farm on a few acres in Colton, Oregon, where she now raises heritage pigs outdoors on pasture.

Hunter Thinks Girlfriend Is Hog, Shoots Her

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

A Florida hunter accidentally shot his girlfriend thinking that she was his target -- a wild hog. Cops said that Brandon man Steven Egan, 52, was h...

Humane Society Exposes Pig Breeding Horrors -- But It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kirby

Pork shoulder at my local supermarket costs 99 cents a pound, but zucchini cost $1.99 a pound. Why? Because American factory farms mass produce swine with such efficiency that the cash value of a pig's life has dwindled downward.

Ninety Years On - Will the Feds Finally Break Up the Meat Monopoly?

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Weiss

In 1919 the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported to President Woodrow Wilson on a months-long investigation that produced seven volumes of evide...

How Clean Are New York Bars?

The New York Observer | Julia Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Thursday, Aug. 5, between 9 p.m. and midnight, a half-dozen Observer interns flocked to 20 New York bars, armed with sterile swabs, to find out jus...

Farmers in Missouri Win a Battle with a Hog Production Giant

Dr. John Salerno | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Salerno

Factory farm advocates argue that their pork is affordable for working families. But who will pay the health care and cleanup costs that will inevitably result from meat full of growth hormones and antibiotics?

Hog Wild! Pigs Shut Down Arkansas Interstate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Hogs on the highway aren't always motorcycles. Arkansas State Police say a tractor-trailer rig hauling pigs overturned early...

Swine Flu and Paranoia, North of the Border

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chantal Sicile-Kira

There were reports of local San Diego residents acting pig-headed and hogging the road more than usual, but so far any connection to the swine flu outbreak has yet to be established.

Peak Pork: Hog Prices Defy Commodities Bust

Clusterstock | Joe Weisenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The sudden collapse of oil prices has made people really quiet about peak oil and superspikes and various theories that were popular during the run-up...

Proposed Cow "Gas" Tax Angers Farmers

AP | BOB JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — For farmers, this stinks: Belching and gaseous cows and hogs could start costing them money if the federal government decides...

Chinese Bloggers Outraged By Princely Treatment Of Hogs

Wall Street Journal | Juliet Ye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some fed-up Chinese just want to eat like pigs. In recent weeks, news that hogs are being specially raised to feed the athletes at the next year's Be...