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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 )

- 2075 days ago -
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)...
Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, diet, safety, pigs, antibiotics, risks, science )

- 2078 days ago -
t's one of the most controversial practices in agriculture: feeding small amounts of antibiotics to animals in order to make them grow faster. But what if the drugs don't even work very well? There's some good evidence that they don't, at least in pigs.
GM Pigs: Green Ham With Your Eggs?
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, genetically modified, animals, pigs, food, science, risks, genetically engineered, interesting, research, nutrition, health, ethics )

- 3113 days ago -
The project here is called Enviropig. The animals inside the clean, warm barns look like normal pigs and behave like normal pigs, but they are living, breathing wonders of modern science. Each one contains genes from mice and E.coli bacteria ...
Researchers Exploring 'Fusion Strategy' Against E. Coli
Health & Wellness  (tags: E. coli, E. coli 0157.H7, vaccines, pigs, humans, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, or ETEC )

- 3238 days ago -
South Dakota State University research is exploring a "fusion strategy" for making improved vaccines to protect pigs and humans against some strains of E. coli. The SDSU researchers altered the toxins produced by a form of E. coli and genetically
Pigs Help Toddler Fight Leukaemia
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, cancer, treatments, illness, disease, animals, pigs, children, illness )

- 3634 days ago -
Catherine Nicholas, three, has been winning prizes for her pigs at agricultural shows while battling leukaemia.
Sign Petition: Downed Animal Protection - No Downers Campaign
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, downers, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, livestock, sick, injured, cruelty, suffering, protection, usda, risks, safety, prevention, health, disease, humans, food )

- 3677 days ago -
The USDA banned downed cattle from being slaughtered and entering the human food supply. While this step is a milestone in efforts to protect those animals too sick and injured to walk, or even stand, protections need to be expanded to all species.
Pigs Offer New Stem Cell Source
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Stem Cells, pigs, research, study, science, disease, death, illness )

- 3695 days ago -
Chinese scientists have given cells from adult pigs the ability to turn into any tissue in the body, just like embryonic stem cells.
Sign Petition: Tell Your Senator to Support SB 416
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

- 3699 days ago -
Livestock and poultry producers routinely feed antibiotics to animals to boost growth rates or counteract unhygienic living conditions. This creates antibiotic-resistant bacteria transmitted to humans through water, soil, animal contact, or food we eat.
Abuse of Antibiotics at Factory Farms Threatens the Effectiveness of Drugs Used to Treat Disease in Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

- 3699 days ago -
Industrial-style livestock operations increases the use of antibiotics in animals. Thousands of animals are crammed into the unhygienic, crowded quarters of a typical factory operation, and antibiotics are dispensed constantly through the animals' feed.
The Truth About Swine Flu: Time To Investigate & Regulate ! TAKE ACTION !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, swine flu, animals, humans, factory farms, pigs, protection, prevention )

- 3719 days ago -
No-one yet knows whether swine flu will become a global pandemic, but it is becoming clear where it came from - most likely a giant pig factory farm run by an American multinational corporation in Veracruz, Mexico.(1)
Mexico Flu   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: influenza, flu, Mexico, alert, death, disease, pigs, health, humans, illness, news, protection, risks, society, warning )

- 3733 days ago -
Schools and public places closed in Mexico City in response to lethal flu virus.. Follow us on twitter at
14 Poisoned in China After Eating Pig's Liver
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, humans, food, pigs, Go vegetarian!, poison )

- 3791 days ago -
BEIJING Fourteen people in southern China have been poisoned after eating pig organs suspected of containing an animal-feed additive, state media said Thursday, the second such outbreak this month..GO VEG!!
Calif. Court Grants Meat Industry Request to Allow Sick, Disabled Animals Into Food Supply
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, mad cow, pigs, meat, cruelty, government, corruption, food, disease, health, illness, risks, warning )

- 3794 days ago -
California Food Safety Law Enacted in Wake of Hallmark Meat Recall Put on Hold. The order prevents any portion of the law from being applied to pig slaughter plants and could set a precedent for other farm animal processors seeking to skirt food safety.
A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Found in U.S. Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Staph Infection, USA, Pigs, Drug Resistant, safety, risks, research, study, warning, ST398 strain, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA )

- 3823 days ago -
A strain of drug-resistant staph identified in pigs in the Netherlands five years ago, which accounts for nearly one third of all staph in humans there, has been found in the U.S. for the first time, according to a new study.
10,000 Pigs Face Cull After Pork Products Test Positive for Dioxin
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, pigs, dioxin, enviornmental exposure, unsafe food products )

- 3872 days ago -
,Irish authorities say oil that was mixed into animal feed could force farmers to destroy 100,000 pigs, according to reports On Saturday, the Dublin government ordered a recall of all pork products linked to pigs slaughtered in Ireland, after laboratory

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