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2008-12-05 11:19:00

CANANDAIGUA ACADEMY WILL NOT SLAUGHTER CHICKENS! New York State Education Department Denies Application to 'Terminate Life.' MACHIPONGO, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a year-long campaign to persuade Canandaigua Academy (a high school in upstate New York) to eliminate a project in which students butchered chickens in an ecology course, United Poultry Concerns learned yesterday that the Education Department has instructed Canandaigua Academy administrators to stop the...

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2008-12-06 09:05:00

A new proposal to charge farmers fees for greenhouse gases emitted by their animals' belching and flatulence is one of several plans under consideration by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).The agency began reviewing proposals after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year that such animal-based emissions amount to air pollution.The proposal has farmers in a state of disbelief.  "This is one of the most ridiculous things the federal government has tried to do," Alabama Agriculture...

2008-12-02 11:38:19

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of approximately 36,388 pounds of DeNunzio-brand Polish kielbasa due to a labeling error. The FSIS said DeNunzio's Sausage of Elmira, N.Y., initiated the recall because the sausage products might contain soy protein, an undeclared allergen. Being recalled are 1-, 2- and 4-pound jars of DeNunzio Polish Kielbasa, Fully Cooked, Ready to Eat, Packed in Vinegar. The sausage products were produced between March 13 and Nov. 26, and...

2008-11-07 12:00:19

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/578724/china_meat_process) has announced the addition of the "China Meat Process Industry Report, 2008-2012" to their offering. Driven by the 2008 Olympic Games, China meat process industry witnessed a fast development. But the year of 2008 is also a difficult year caused by the sharp rise of feedstuff and frequent animal epidemics. However, during the first half of 2008, the sales revenue, profit and ROE level of China...

2008-11-05 03:00:38

This evening, Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, celebrates a landmark victory for farm animals: the passage of Proposition 2 in California. The YES on Prop 2 campaign was run by Californians for Humane Farms, a coalition headed by Farm Sanctuary and the Humane Society of the United States. This law phases out some of the most restrictive confinement systems used by factory farms - gestation crates for breeding pigs, veal crates for calves and battery...

2008-10-31 15:00:16

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it a "tough but fair rule" that sets a high environmental standard for livestock producers, the National Pork Producer Council today praised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its new regulation for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). "The CAFO regulation issued today is a tough but fair rule and sets a standard that the U.S. pork industry has been and will continue living up to," said NPPC Environment Committee Chairman...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

LITTLENECK, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Every living creature in this world has feelings and people must realize the neglect of animals that don't have places to live. And every day, stories of lost animals appear in the news. These are the views expressed by author Vicky Cosgrove in Peter Sausage: Illustrated by Cathy Cosgrove, a new picture book that brings to readers a closer look at homeless animals trying to survive. Based on the real life story of a little lost Dachshund...

2008-10-09 15:00:19

The weekend of September 19th was a tour de force for Enzyme Environmental Solutions (PINKSHEETS: EESO) as they hosted several guests from around the globe for a live beta test of one of their newest products. Potential customers from the U.S., Mexico, Canada and South Korea traveled to Fort Wayne, Indiana over the weekend to attend a much anticipated presentation on Enzyme Environmental Solutions' (EESO) breakthrough product for use in odor remediation on hog farms. Jared Hochstedler, CEO...

2008-10-07 12:00:31

Farm Sanctuary Brings Animals to New Home at PIGS Animal Sanctuary in Shepherdstown Farm Sanctuary Natalie Bowman, 607-583-2225 ext. 250 nbowman@farmsanctuary.org or PIGS Animal Sanctuary Melissa Susko, 304-262-0080 Melissa@pigs.org Farm Sanctuary, which operates the largest rescue and refuge network for farm animals in North America, will transport 15 rescued pigs to PIGS Animal Sanctuary in Shepherdstown, W. Va. tomorrow. The animals were rescued in June and July off a levee...

2008-09-24 06:00:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Joon-seung] Seoul, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) - South Korea approved imports of beef from 18 additional US slaughterhouses that met quality and sanitation standards, the government quarantine service said Wednesday. The National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service (NVRQS) said permission was granted after inspectors checked to make sure the facilities maintained the industry-accepted Hazard Analysis and Critical Control...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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