AP – 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.
Education & Reference
A protester from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, wearing an injured-elephant costume, attracts Montrose Elementary students.
The kids seemed to love it. The Bexley schools superintendent did not.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced today that it will implement additional beef safety measures designed to further protect customers against foodborne illnesses. The new process controls standards and goals are additions to a food safety program...
As debate rages over whether laying hens should be kept in cages or allowed to go cage-free, efforts are underway to provide answers as to the true behavioral needs of hens.
As the egg recall related to salmonella-contaminated eggs from two farms spread over the Aug. 21-22 weekend, so did allegations that eggs from big, cage-housing operations are prone to the bacteria.
Nothing is further from the truth...