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Livestock Farming

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  • In vitro mystery meat redux

     
    In this week's issue of Brand X, Jason Gelt writes about the coming era of in vitro meat, and yes, that means what you think it means: meat grown in a lab. Now scientists in Holland have announced that they've successfully produced "pork in a petri dish,"...
  • Idaho, others prepare for California egg exodus

     
    Idaho is among several states watching to see if a California animal cruelty law drives flocks of big egg farms there to fly the coop.California voters in 2008 approved Proposition 2, banning cramped cages for laying hens by 2015. Neither......
  • New gallery takes over space vacated by Claremont Museum of Art [Updated]

     
    A new gallery has moved in to the space recently vacated by the Claremont Museum of Art. The OBJCT Gallery has set up shop at the Packing House in Claremont and will open an exhibition titled "Claremont Modernism" from Friday......
  • Linking L.A.: Manure tea bags making a mint for entrepreneur

     
    A San Juan Capistrano entrepreneur named Annie Haven has found a unique way to make extra money: manure teabags. The Orange County Register is reporting that Haven, who has a livestock business, is simply repackaging what her animals already produce......
  • Animals are big winners at Humane Society's Genesis Awards (but Tippi Hedren, 'The Cove' filmmaker and more humans are honored too)

     
    The Genesis Awards was an Oscar-style gala with tuxedos and glittery dresses and celebrity presenters, but at the end of the night, as befits an event honoring TV shows, films, documentaries, and news programs that highlighted animal welfare issues last.....
  • Bel-Air pet store finds homes for shelter pets in space vacated by former purveyor of puppy-mill puppies

     
    For five years, the manager of a pet store in posh Bel-Air met delivery trucks loaded with hundreds of ailing purebreds from Midwest puppy mills. "They often got sick in transit," Jamie Katz said. "They would put hundreds of puppies......
  • Waste recycling not easy at farm

     
    Central California is home to nearly 1.6 million dairy cows and their manure -- up to 192 million pounds per day. It's a mountain of waste and a potential environmental hazard. But for dairyman John Fiscalini, the dung on his farm is renewable gold: He'...
  • Vernon Hog Farmer Accused of Ignoring L.A. Garbage Laws

     
    April 7, 1910: A century ago, hogs were fed garbage, and if you had a lot of hogs, you needed lots of garbage. What better way to get it than what was discarded from Los Angeles restaurants? P.J. Durbin, a hog raiser in Vernon, scoffed at a contract...
  • 'Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains:' JT tries to defend his boneheaded move

     
    After he was voted off of "Survivor" Thursday night, James "JT" Thomas shared this piece of wisdom with the camera: "Never trust women!" Well, maybe he really doesn't, because we just finished our phone interview with JT and he wasn't......
  • Kinder, gentler chickens to be bred to rule future free-range roosts

     
    As more states move to ban restrictive livestock cages, the campaign to free egg-laying hens from cramped cages and shift them to pens animal rights advocates call more humane could be poised to unintentionally boost deaths among those birds. Researchers....
  • Fresh from Florida logo will be on chicken sold at Sam’s Club stores

     
    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is teaming up with Pilgrim's Pride, a North Florida poultry processor, to let Florida consumers know they can choose chicken that is fresh and local. Shoppers at Sam's Clubs across Florida can...