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Government and Many Scientists Agree: Vaccine-Autism Research Should Continue

April 26, 2011  |   In the News,Zipper   |     |   5 Comments

Government and Many Scientists Agree: Vaccine-Autism Research Should Continue The vaccine-autism debate is far from over. If anything, it is just getting started. As the following comments, funding decisions, research priorites and published papers suggest, the US government and many scientists will be researching and discussing this topic for years to come. Here are some reasons why: I) FEDERAL HEALTH AGENCIES ENDORSE MORE RESEARCH.

Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Half of Your Meat? – Time for Congress to Act

Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Half of Your Meat? – Time for Congress to Act By DAVID KIRBY Once again, our industrial food production system has come to bite us back – this time in the form of drug resistant staph bacteria found in one-half of supermarket meat samples tested in one study, with one-half of the resistant samples found bacteria that were resistant to multiple drugs. This sad and.

Arsenic in Chicken Feed: Possible Cancer Cluster Source

Arsenic in Chicken Feed: Possible Cancer Cluster Source Arsenic from industrialized chicken manure is a possible source of a cancer cluster identified in Arkansas, according to a new report that was featured at a Senate environmental committee hearing on Tuesday. The report, “Cancer Clusters, Disease, and the need to Protect People from Toxic Chemicals,” identifies at least 42 disease clusters in 13 states.

My Travels with Elizabeth Taylor, AIDS Fighter

My Travels with Elizabeth Taylor, AIDS Fighter   By David Kirby On a warm June afternoon in 1991, about 800 members of the international press corps were fidgeting impatiently as they waited for Elizabeth Taylor to finally make her grand appearance at the Basel Art Fair in Switzerland. As National Chairwoman of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR), she was to.

Kirby to KEYNOTE World’s Largest Environmental Law Conference

Kirby to KEYNOTE World’s Largest Environmental Law Conference DAVID KIRBY, AUTHOR OF “ANIMAL FACTORY,” TO KEYNOTE 2010 PUBLIC INTEREST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 27 David Kirby, author of the upcoming book “Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment”, (St. Martin’s Press, March 2, 2010), will be one of two Keynote Speakers at the.

Hog Waste (Still) Threatens Neuse River, NC

February 20, 2010  |   In the News   |     |   0 Comment

Hog Waste (Still) Threatens Neuse River, NC NEW BERN, NC - State and local river advocates allege that a Jones County hog farm’s waste-disposal method is harming the Neuse River watershed in violation of the federal Clean Water Act, and they have said they will sue the operation’s owners if changes aren’t made in the next 60.

Chicken litter fight in CA

February 20, 2010  |   In the News   |     |   0 Comment

Chicken litter fight in CA FRENCH CAMP, Calif. -- At the end of a remote road lined by houses, children play in yards just a short distance from a stagnant 16.5-acre lagoon filled with the waste sludge from a factory egg farm. Flies hover over the pond as chicken urine and feces are pumped daily through white pipes connected from Olivera Egg Ranch's huge laying facilities, which can house more than 700,000 caged.

ANIMAL FACTORY Video on YouTube

February 18, 2010  |   In the News   |     |   0 Comment

ANIMAL FACTORY Video on YouTube CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE ANIMAL FACTORY VIDEO.

Are there benefits to pasture-fed protein?

Are there benefits to pasture-fed protein? Is there really a difference between Animal Factory food and Grass-Fed food? Some studies indicate that pasture fed animals produce milk, eggs and meat of superior nutritional value.  HEALTH BENEFITS OF GRASS-FED vs. FACTORY FARMED DAIRY ● Grass-fed dairy products are higher in CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) a cancer-fighting and fat-reducing fat. Studies link high CLA.