Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Rural Americans’ struggles against factory farm pollution find traction in court. Will it happen in Canada, too?
A Manitoba animal factory. Photo credit - Mercy for Animals, Canada.
As U.S. livestock farming becomes more industrial, it is changing rural life. More here.
"In Hogs We Trust."
A critique of Manitoba’s runaway hog industry.
Part 1 - Antibiotic Overuse.
Part 11 - The price we pay for corporate pig$.
Part 111 - The magnitude of animal diseases, worldwide.
At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts
World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...
The dollar cost to Manitobans of a deadly hog disease is being revealed. Yet key details regarding its magnitude remain secret. A Planet in Peril (PinP) exclusive.by Larry Powell Manitoba taxpayers have paid out well over 800 thousand dollars to help hog producers battle “Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea,...
It’s feared that a disease deadly to hogs, “PEDv,” will return to the rampant stage it reached in Manitoba in 2017.FARMSCAPE "Manitoba Pork" reports 50 cases in the province already this year, and calls for stepped up efforts to combat i...
Manitoba's Decker Hutterite Colony says, several dead hogs spotted recently on a public roadway, nearby, died of natural causes.by Larry Powell Hog carcasses in two dumpsters on a side road near the Decker Colony, northwest of Brandon, Apr. 24th. I spott...