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Study finds health issues with pigs consuming GM foods

July 17, 2013 by


A new study linking consumption of genetically modified foods to stomach inflammation and reproductive problems in pigs is being used as fuel in the fight to have GM foods labeled in the United States. More than 20 states are currently considering related legislation. A new study by a team based at Flinders and Adelaide universities […]

Artxezin Amezcua, Retired California Teacher, Charged With Illegally Butchering Pigs In His Home

July 2, 2012 by


A California man has been charged with five counts of violating the state’s Food and Agriculture Code stemming from allegations that he illegally butchered pigs and sold meat from his home. Charges against Artxezin “Art” Mariscal Amezcua, a 62-year-old retired teacher, include running an unlicensed operation, operating an unclean and unsanitary establishment and conducting the […]

Pigs catch Swine Flu – BE OUTRAGED at USDA

October 16, 2009 by


Minnissota Pigs Test Positive for Swine Flu From the  Associated Press less than one hour ago, Preliminary tests show three pigs in Minnesota may have contracted the swine flu virus making them the first potential U.S. cases in swine, agricultural officials said Friday. They stressed the finding does not threaten food safety. The samples were […]