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2011-04-20 13:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Upon viewing deeply disturbing new footage showing calves being abused at a Texas cattle farm, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today strongly condemned the cruelty and issued a call for stricter adherence to humane animal handling standards. The AVMA labeled the abuse, which includes calves being beaten with pickaxes and hammers, as barbaric, inhumane and unacceptable. "What is depicted in this video is totally...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Agency announces new measures that will better ensure humane treatment of cattle presented for processing Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced several measures that will better ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of all cattle presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities. "Under this Administration, we have significantly strengthened our ability to enforce the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, but...

2010-09-10 07:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's fall archery deer seasons are set to open throughout the Commonwealth, and represent the beginning of big game hunting seasons in the state, said Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Statewide, including WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D, archers can hunt antlered or antlerless deer from Oct. 2 to Nov. 13, and the late statewide archery deer season runs from Dec. 27 to Jan. 15. However, bowhunters who have...

2010-03-19 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton issued the following statement today in response to plans by the House of Representatives to use the so-called Slaughter Rule to "deem" the Senate health care bill passed without an actual up-or-down vote: A constitutional crisis is upon us. The Democratic leadership's plan to use the "Slaughter Rule" to pass the Senate health care bill without an explicit "yea or nay" vote by the House is an absolute...

2010-01-28 19:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The culture, the reverence and the pageantry of one of the most storied traditions in the world returns to Las Vegas, but without the blood. Bloodless Bullfighting, courtesy of Don Bull Productions, heads to the United States and Las Vegas at the South Point Arena Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 8pm. To reward locals in the New Year, South Point has created "local-friendly" pricing with tickets starting at just $25. Representing the alternative...

2009-09-15 15:22:42

A bloodless bullfight held in Las Vegas ahead of Mexican Independence Day drew a crowd of hundreds to watch the non-lethal event, promoters said. Edward Silva of Don Bull Productions, which sponsored the event Monday at the South Point hotel-casino, said bloodless bullfighting involves matadors attaching Velcro-coated sticks to a patch of material on the bull's back to simulate stabbing without actually harming the animal, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Tuesday. This is very dangerous,...

2009-08-17 15:34:37

A 67-year-old British matador who was ordered by his doctor to retire more than five years ago has announced he will return to the ring in Spain. Frank Evans, a grandfather-of-five from Salford, England, said he will once again don the bullfighting moniker El Ingles -- The English -- and face off against a bull in Benalmadena, Spain, later this month, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. I am just delighted to be able to get back into that same bullring and show that I am better than ever,...

2009-05-28 11:00:00

Don Bull Productions Brings Bloodless Bullfighting to Las Vegas September 14-15 for Mexican Independence Day and September 27-30 at the South Point Hotel & Casino LAS VEGAS, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A storied tradition south of the border and in many countries around the world, bloodless bullfighting courtesy of Don Bull Productions, will make its mark in the United States and Las Vegas in celebration of Mexican Independence Day at the South Point Hotel & Casino September 14 - 15 and...

2009-05-27 10:28:09

A growing number of U.S. residents are choosing to have veterinarians come to their homes to perform euthanasia procedures on their pets, experts say. Veterinarian Ann Brandenburg-Schroeder, who offers such services in Colorado, said home euthanasia veterinarians are appearing throughout the United States as pet owners search for comforting ways to bid their animals goodbye, USA Today said Wednesday. Most of us would like to die at home, Brandenburg-Schroeder said of the veterinarian trend....

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2009-05-07 17:30:00

Animal control officials in New York said a cow that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a 10-block chase will not be returned for slaughter. Police said Molly, a cow believed to be less than a year old, escaped from the Musa Hala Inc. slaughterhouse at about 1 p.m. Wednesday and ran through the streets, the New York Post reported Thursday. Nesha Kahn, 39, said the cow was in her yard when police finally cornered the animal. I think the cow was traumatized. I asked the officer and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.