Ag-Gag in Action: National Geographic Photographer Arrested After Aerial Photos
from BlackListedNews.com: Ag-gag laws are cropping up like Whac-a-Mole across the states in an attempt to protect large-scale farming and cattle operations from those pesky activists who find out about […]
Canadian Scientists Charged with Smuggling Dangerous and Highly Contagious Pathogens from China
from http://www.cryptogon.com: Via: AFP: Canadian federal police on Wednesday charged two former government scientists with allegedly trafficking in dangerous and highly contagious germs. Klaus Nielsen and Wei Ling Yu, former […]
China: Genetically Modified Cows Churn Out ‘Human Breast Milk’
Chinese scientists have produced a herd of genetically modified cows that make milk that could substitute for human breast milk — a possible alternative to formula in a nation rocked by tainted milk powder scandals.
Antibiotic-Free Meat Map Launched for Consumers
Coinciding with the new “Meat Without Drugs” campaign announced this week, tech start up Real Time Farms launched a crowd-sourced map to help consumers locate meat from animals raised without antibiotics.
USDA holding press briefing as mad cow rumor roils market
from reuters: The United States Department of Agriculture was holding a press conference on Tuesday as rumors that a case of mad cow disease was discovered in California sent live […]
The Schmallenberg Virus: DARPA and the Fraunhofer Society?
The Schmallenberg virus is the name that has been given to the collective cases of lamb, sheep, goat and cattle still births and birth deformities that have spread at an alarming rate across a large part of Europe.
New UK ‘Reforms’ Could Let Milk From TB-Infected Cattle Into Food Chain
Controversial proposal among more than 200 reforms to food safety and environmental regulations put forward by farming regulation taskforce.