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Farm Animals Are Friends, Not Food

Gene Baur is an activist and advocate for farm animals all over the world. He is the founder of Farm Sanctuary––an organization working hard to spread awareness about the plight of farm animals and to…

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MRSA Superbugs in U.S. Retail Meat

MRSA, methicillin resistant Staph aureus, now kills more Americans every year than AIDS, and it's invaded our meat supply. Last week, the largest survey of U.S. retail meat was published and found the…

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Justin Bieber and Ellen DeGeneres Team Up to Help Animals

Teen superstar Justin Bieber recently visited Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show and brought with him a gift -- a lock of his hair. Ellen had joked on Twitter that she wanted a lock of Justin's hair for…

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80 Percent of Antibiotics Used on Animals

Data released in December by the Food and Drug Administration revealed that most antibiotics sold and distributed in 2009 in the United States were used on livestock.  Twenty-eight million pounds were…

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Farm Animals May Be Protected by Video Technology

Researchers in the UK are developing an observation system for farm animals using small cameras connected to computers. The cameras will be placed inside areas where animals are housed in order to obs…

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Pig Wisdom

I noticed the scar as soon as she sat down - it stood out like a red beacon over her heart. It quickly faded out of my sight as I talked with the person whose life revolved around this seemingly insig…

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Farm Animal Therapy?

In case you need another good reason to spend time on the farm, the Norwegians have just documented one. Hanging around the homestead, communing with cows, sheep, pigs, and the like, can help people w…

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Have never done this I don't think... Although some animals are more social than others by nature!

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