This is a clear example of a person in the entertainment industry with an anti-ag agenda.
Questions include Do any swine in the United States have the H1N1 flu virus that has infected humans? Can the new H1N1 virus be transferred from pigs to people? How should swine producers take appropriate measures to protect Ohio’s pigs?
Both the Ellen Degeneres talk show and the Fox network medical procedural “Bones” recently broadcast false and disparaging information about agriculture.
In late September, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) released a video depicting mistreatment of livestock at a dairy farm. Here are some talking points that may assist you in responding to inquiries.