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‘Corporate Welfare’ Triumphs as Farm Bill Fails the Hungry

‘Corporate Welfare’ Triumphs as Farm Bill Fails the Hungry

Under the guise of cutting subsidies, bipartisan bill increases subsidies to major agribusiness Common Dreams After years of wrangling, the..

February 6, 2014 with 0 Comments
Foster Farms Livingston, Ca. Chicken Plant Closed due to Cockroach Infestation

Foster Farms Livingston, Ca. Chicken Plant Closed due to Cockroach Infestation

Federal authorities shut down a Central California chicken processing plant after inspectors discovered it was infested with cockroaches...

January 9, 2014 with 0 Comments
Republican Congressman Jack Kingston: Make Poor Kids Work for Their Meals

Republican Congressman Jack Kingston: Make Poor Kids Work for Their Meals

A Republican US congressman has raised eyebrows and ire by proposing poor children be forced to work in exchange for their..

December 19, 2013 with 0 Comments
Mercy For Animals Undercover Investigation Reveals Shocking Animal Cruelty at Walmart Pork Supplier

Mercy For Animals Undercover Investigation Reveals Shocking Animal Cruelty at Walmart Pork Supplier

An undercover investigation by an animal rights group has revealed shocking abuse of pigs at a Minnesota factory farm that supplies pork..

October 30, 2013 with 0 Comments
Undercover Video Shows ‘Shocking’ Cruelty at Alberta Chicken Farms

Undercover Video Shows ‘Shocking’ Cruelty at Alberta Chicken Farms

A leading Canadian animal rights group has released secretly-shot video footage of cruelty and abuse of chickens at two Alberta farms...

October 21, 2013 with 0 Comments
Monsanto Can Sue Farmers Over One Percent GMO Crop Contamination

Monsanto Can Sue Farmers Over One Percent GMO Crop Contamination

Rady Ananda, Activist Post At the Justice Begins with Seeds biosafety conference held in Seattle August 2-3, it was announced that a..

August 10, 2013 with 0 Comments
Orange County Deputy Juan Tavera Accused of Pepper-Spraying Unwitting Teen’s Pizza

Orange County Deputy Juan Tavera Accused of Pepper-Spraying Unwitting Teen’s Pizza

A Southern California sheriff’s deputy has been arraigned on allegations he pepper-sprayed a teen’s pizza during a routine..

August 6, 2013 with 1 Comment
Paula Deen’s N-Word Admission Is Only the Tip

Paula Deen’s N-Word Admission Is Only the Tip

Iulia Filip, Courthouse News Service Paula Deen says the white woman suing her lacks standing to pursue claims over alleged racial..

July 1, 2013 with 0 Comments
Video: Japanese Woman Eats Live Frog Sushi

Video: Japanese Woman Eats Live Frog Sushi

A controversial YouTube video of a young Japanese woman enjoying a dish of live frog sushi is the latest viral sensation. The video, which..

June 5, 2013 with 0 Comments
Japan Blocks US Wheat After Unauthorized Monsanto GMO Strain Found in Oregon

Japan Blocks US Wheat After Unauthorized Monsanto GMO Strain Found in Oregon

Japan blocked the import of some types of American wheat on Thursday following the discovery of an unauthorized strain of genetically..

May 31, 2013 with 3 Comments
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