Story | Mar 10, 2014 | 6:01 PM
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Story | Mar 13, 2014 | 9:00 PMIn a commentary published March 6 in The Baltimore Sun, Why is O'Malley giving poultry polluters a free ride?, the authors, both of the Food & Water Watch organization, claim that the chicken companies operating on Maryland's Eastern Shore are the "bay's biggest polluters" and that they are getting a free ride on the backs of the taxpayers. Also, they claim that chicken manure, a heavily regulated and locally produced organic fertilizer, is the cause of "massive pollution" of the Chesapeake Bay. The facts speak otherwise.
Story | Feb 6, 2014 | 5:05 AM
A virus sweeping through the nation's hog industry is killing piglets at an increasingly alarming rate, threatening to hamper production and lead to higher retail pork prices. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) surfaced in the United States last...
Story | Nov 22, 2013 | 1:05 AM
PIPESTONE - Mercy for Animals, a national nonprofit organization that promotes animal protection and a vegan lifestyle, released hidden-camera footage on Oct. 29 showing alleged mistreatment of animals at a rural Pipestone, Minn., hog farm. The video...
Story | Oct 10, 2013 | 9:11 PM