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Poultry Shit Still Being Fed to Canadian Beef Cattle
Health & Wellness  (tags: litter fed beef, mad cow, bse feces fed Canadian beefdisease, drugs, risks, safety, warning )

- 908 days ago -
Poultry waste fed to cattle, pigs pumped with growth-promoting antibiotics, and mounds of manure dumped in ditches.
How Much Is That Doggie in the Window? $27,502.95
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, rescued, cost of pet ownership )

- 950 days ago -
When we adopted our eight-month-old labrador retriever mix, Brenda, the shelter handed us a bill for $267.95 to cover the cost of her spaying and pet license. That's not so bad, I thought.
Should We Bioengineer Environmentally Friendlier Humans?
Environment  (tags: environment, globalwarming, Sustainabililty )

- 951 days ago -
In a research paper, S. Matthew Liao argues that engineering humans that, for example, eat less, weigh less or are more considerate could help mitigate climate change.
Lifelong Friends: Horse, Cow Die Days Apart
Animals  (tags: animals, death, sadness, suffering )

- 952 days ago -
Companions for 18 years, Rosie, a cow, and Bingo, a horse -- who lived on Manatuck Farm in Weston -- met a similar fate. Bingo, 30, was put down after a brief digestive illness on Feb. 7. Nine days later, Rosie, 18 and arthritic, was put down after she sat
Letter From The Editor: 'Slaughterhouse Sue'
Animals  (tags: ethics, horse slaughter )

- 955 days ago -
Now "Slaughterhouse Sue" is back as Chief Executive Officer of Unified Equine, LLC, with a business plan for locating a new horse slaughterhouse and horse meat processing plant at an industrial park between Mountain Grove and Cabool, Missouri.
Outwitting Cancer's "Deadly Fog"
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, health, medicine, research )

- 955 days ago -
The world-famous Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Belgium is funding a Phase 1/2 clinical test of a cancer vaccine. This complex carbohydrate blocks galectin-3s. Briefly, galectins-3s are proteins that have the ability to recognize and attach
First We Conquer Iceland
Business  (tags: Canadian loonie, Iceland, daily reckoning )

- 955 days ago -
But sometimes unintended consequences are nothing short of delightful. Consider the prospect of Iceland abandoning the krona and adopting the dollar as its currency. No, no, not the US Greenback but the Canadian "loonie," so named for the water fowl...
Is It Safe To Eat 'Pink Slime'?‎
Health & Wellness  (tags: pink slime, hamburger, mechanically seperated meat )

- 955 days ago -
"It's entirely approved by USDA ... and accepted as school lunch as a component in the ground beef they purchase," says Moss. "So far they've been holding pat on the safety issue. They're satisfied that their testing program and the way they handle and
Snail Pie Is Tastier, More Nutritious Than Beef
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture )

- 1793 days ago -
Malnutrition and iron deficiency among schoolchildren in developing countries could be reduced by serving up generous portions of delicious, bargain-priced snail pie and other handy beef alternatives.
CO2, Methane Ousted as Worst Global Climate Change Chemicals
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics )

- 1794 days ago -
Move over CO2--you've been ousted, along with methane, as the biggest offenders of global climate change. The majority of "greenhouse gases" are created by humans.
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