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The Meat of It

It amazes me that people continue to consume vast quantities of meat, daily.

From movies like The Matrix and Jupiter Ascending, dealing in a metaphoric manner with mass meat production and the inhumane, mechanical and horrific nature of the automated process, to the directly obvious cancerous quality of over ingestion of said meat, to the ongoing empirical evidence that small amounts of meat, if any, are the correct requirement for healthy living, it’s literally in our faces every day. 919 more words


Factory Farming Mentality.

I must be feeling ornery today.

I was reading the Sunday Star Tribune newspaper this morning and this article caught my eye in the business section – “Going Small Pays Off,” a question-and-answer article about a manager of a Twin Cities farmer’s market. 441 more words


Trust but Verify...

I did an interview last week with a reporter who asked,Why does your farm participate in 3rd party animal welfare audits?”

My answer: 636 more words


Bird Flu Outbreak in Ontario Farm

Birds at a turkey farm in Ontario have tested positive for Avian Influenza. The farm, near Woodstock, was tested after it experienced higher than average numbers of sudden deaths of birds over several days. 42 more words

Breaking News

Misleading poor, dumb constituents

What’s a politician to do? Tell the truth and risk alienating your industrial agriculture benefactors (Farm Bureau, Iowa Pork Producers, Iowa Corn Growers, etc) or tell half truths and hope your poor, dumb constituents are too stupid to know the difference. 50 more words


Ronnie the Runaway Rabbit Escapes Factory Farm Hell

Ronnie escaped from a farm where he had been living in a tiny cramped cage in the pitch black for his entire life. During his escape he severely injured his leg, but thankfully he was found by a kind hearted woman.

Read more here.


Consumer consciousness saves health and lives

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be right without a turkey, Christmas without ham or tamales, Independence day without hotdogs, Cinco de Mayo without tacos or Saint Patrick’s Day without corned beef hash. 758 more words