When it comes to matters of global human health, surely honesty and transparency must always prevail? Unfortunately, history tells us otherwise.
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If we eliminated the use of antibiotics used in pigs for non-therapeutic uses the price of pork would go up just $.05 per pound. What price would you put on your health?
The public no longer wants a combination of financial bailouts and government deregulation. But Congress and the U.S.D.A. never seem to have gotten the memo when it comes to Big Agribusiness, especially the pork industry.
It was Day 7 of the great swine flu outbreak, and inside the eighth-floor conference room in a concrete hulk of an office building on Capitol Hill, th...
Factory farm executives see the writing on the wall, and they know they can no longer get away with treating animals like commodities -- like nothing more than meat-producing machines.
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