day : 23/06/2012 2 results

Bad Eggs: Even Cynics Find Meat Tactic a New Low

The Washington Post's The  Influence Industry column writes about a new lobbying group charged with stopping provisions in the 2012 farm bill to make the egg biz a teeny bit more tolerable (for the birds not the eggs companies).This follows last year's agreement between the the Humane Society and the United Egg Producers, reached after years of enmity, on measures that would (in our humble opinion) only incrementally (at best) improve the lives of the poor hens.  [Apparently, they'll ...

Watch: Ticks Cause Meat Allergy

A teeny tick accomplishes what all the PR from PETA and company couldn't:  make folks stop eating meat for health reasons.  Over 1000 cases of tick-borne meat allergy in Virgina and spreading.