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Stop the Filthy Chicken Rule! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: The Filthy Chicken Rule, chickens, USDA, inspections )

Dandelion
- 81 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The USDA is about to implement a new rule that will dramatically weaken the chicken inspection process. Speeding up inspection lines and replacing trained government inspectors with untrained company employees. If you do eat chicken you'll want to sign.
VICTORY VICTORY Praise Higher Standards for Pig Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: New Zealand, new certification, The program, called Blue Tick, including pigs, chickens, turkeys, phasing out stalls and crates and animal, food, healthcare, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, safety, treatment, protection, prevention, ethics, GoodN )

Kelly
- 169 days ago - forcechange.com
The Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RNZSPCA) has established a new program that will not only improve animal welfare standards on pig farms, but will also allow consumers to confidently buy humanely farmed pork products
No Spring Chickens, Hens Help Heal Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, chickens, therapy animals, elderly, health, humans, news, interesting, research, society )

Carrie
- 231 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Hold onto your eggs, chickens might be the newest trend in therapy animals. Already deployed to help with autism, a flock of hens now provides companionship for the elderly as well as a hobby for people whose lives are otherwise winding down.
5 Modern Diseases Grown By Factory Farming
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, government, humans, illness, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, e coli, salmonella, mad cow, sick, sickness, CAFO, factory farms, animals, greed, MRSA, Obesity, Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Pork, Beef )

Syd
- 406 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Industrial agriculture is making us sick. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), nutritional scientists, and medical professionals warn against the health risks of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)...
Here's the Poop: Warning Labels on Chicken
Health & Wellness  (tags: chickens, poultry products, fecec, contamination, DA, PCRM, inspections, consumer protection, health, food, labeling, warning )

Angelika
- 625 days ago - pcrm.org
"USDA should make consumers aware that chicken often contains feces," says Mark Kennedy, director of legal affairs with the Physicians Committee. "Contaminated chicken often passes right through inspection.. lands on unsuspecting consumers' dinner plates
Tell the USDA: Don't Privatize Meat Inspection ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, chickens, family, disease, safety, prevention, risks, USDA )

Nancy
- 986 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
...the UDSA is now considering a pilot program that would eliminate that inspection and allow private poultry processing plants to do whatever they want. The USDA is holding a public commenting period on this proposed change through April 26.
Arsenic in Chicken & Brown Rice Syrup
Health & Wellness  (tags: arsenic, chickens, food, health, prevention, family )

Nancy
- 1014 days ago - care2.com
If you haven't seen this Care2 post by Dr. Michael Greger...Important info.
Chickens Not Fooled By GM Crops
Health & Wellness  (tags: chicken, chickens, not, fooled, GM, GMO, crops, maize, corn, mercola )

Kellie
- 1931 days ago - articles.mercola.com
Chickens refusing to eat the maize they had been fed has led to the discovery that their feed had been genetically modified to include a well-known weed and insect killer.
Eggzactly What Does All That Stuff on the Carton Mean?
Health & Wellness  (tags: eggs, chickens, egg production, healthy eggs, egg cartons, product labeling, food )

RC
- 2284 days ago - nytimes.com
Eggs unscrambled: sizes, weights, marketing, and what kind should you buy? Become an informed consumer.
Extinction Threat to Country Chicken
Health & Wellness  (tags: epidemic, bird flu, extinction, chicken, chickens, culling, disease, disease spread, india, asia )

Shandril
- 2469 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The indiscriminate culling of country chickens in the wake of the bird flu outbreak in the state might soon lead to their disappearance or even extinction, warn scientists and experts.
Bird Flu Virus Has Mutated Into Form That's Deadly to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: bird flu, mutated, humans, chickens )

Sc
- 2478 days ago - naturalnews.com:80
The avian flu has undergone a critical mutation making it easier for the virus to infect humans, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and published in the journal PLoS Pathogens.
   

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