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2014-02-12 08:31:33

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) sent a letter to Mike Brown, president of the National Chicken Council (NCC), condemning the trade association's new guidelines for the humane treatment of the 9 billion chickens raised for meat each year in the United States. NCC claims that their guidelines are based on scientific knowledge and the principle that chickens raised for food should be cared for in ways that prevent or minimize fear,...

2014-02-11 23:30:44

The nonprofit organization, Animals for Armed Forces® Foundation, appreciates the support of Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi and their charity Animal Support. They look forward to expanding their calendar of free pet adoption events for members of the United States military. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Animal Support and its charity cofounders, Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, recently received the thanks for supporting the work of Animals for Armed Forces Foundation®, a...

2014-02-11 08:27:28

SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are humans the enemy? Should pigs and peas have constitutional rights? The War on Humans, a provocative 31-minute documentary from Discovery Institute exploring growing efforts to disparage the value of humans in the name of saving the planet, will be released online February 18(th) at www.waronhumans.com. The documentary features bioethicist and Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith, who has authored a companion e-book...

2014-02-10 04:21:31

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wlcf6t/mice_model_market) has announced the addition of the "Mice Model Market - by Type, Technology, Disease, Service & Care Products - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wlcf6t/mice_model_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the years, the use of mice models...

2014-02-07 23:22:13

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, co-founders of Animal Support, applaud the Facebook “watchdog” who reported an appalling photo of an endangered puppy. The posters of the photo were consequently arrested for animal cruelty. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 An animal welfare advocate was appalled by what he saw posted on Facebook – a photo of a newborn puppy nestled in a plastic freezer bag. The concerned citizen duly reported the image to local authorities and the Albuquerque woman and...

2014-02-06 23:29:03

The Animals and Society Institute, an international nonprofit research, education, and public policy organization, has named Maya Gupta, Ph.D., as its new executive director. Ann Abor, MI (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Gupta will oversee three major programs devoted to animal abuse prevention and treatment, the academic field of Human-Animal Studies, and public policy measures that improve animal protection. She has already worked with the ASI to train mental health providers to use an...

2014-02-06 23:26:20

2014 marks the 10 year anniversary of ethical footwear brand. NOHARM has been offering Italian hand-crafted, vegan-certified, footwear since 2004. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 To commemorate its 10th Anniversary, NOHARM has introduced 2 new brogue shoes. The Chatsworth, named after a market in East London, is available in black and brown and has a traditional Derby styling and a classic perforated design. Other NOHARM styles include: i)    The Stepney - An elegant brown...

2014-02-05 23:01:47

Animal Support cofounders, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are proud to support the non-profit organization Animals for Armed Forces® Foundation, which matches sheltered pets with members of the armed forces and their families through free adoption events. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Truly win-win opportunities are a rarity in today’s society; however Animal Support and its cofounders, the Omidi brothers, are happy to report they found one and are now enthusiastic supporters of...

Almost 3 Out Of 4 Common Medicines Found To Contain Animal Derived Products
2014-02-05 12:12:59

BMJ-British Medical Journal Dr Kinesh Patel and Dr Kate Tatham say most medications prescribed in primary care contain animal derived products and it is unclear whether they are suitable for vegetarians. They call for improved labeling, similar to those on food, to help inform doctors, pharmacists and patients about the content of medicines. And they stress that concerned patients should not stop taking their medication without consulting their doctor first. Specific dietary...

2014-02-04 12:25:33

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics. IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a humane and sustainable plan for managing the community's roaming dog population. "We knew that Sochi officials were feeling time...


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2007-01-22 15:29:39

The American Mink, Mustela vison, is a North American member of the Mustelidae family found in Alaska, Canada and most of the United States. Some have established themselves in the wild in Newfoundland, Europe and South America after escaping from fur farms. In Europe, tens of thousand were intentionally introduced by the Soviet Union over a period of several decades. In later years, animal rights activists have also released several thousands in their attacks on fur farms. The larger...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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