Category Archives: Farmageddon

War on Farmers: Animal-rights activists, farmers clashing across U.S.

Source:Portland Press Herald
Date: 1 December 2016
Author: Jen Fifield Tribune News Service

Large-scale industrial farmers are pushing for changes that would make it harder for states to further regulate the way they do business.

Large-scale farming opertions such as the pork producers in the Midwest have pushed for change – often successfully – that would make it harder for states to further regulate how they raise animals for slaughter

WASHINGTON — All hogs in Massachusetts will be able to stretch their legs and turn around in their crates and all hens will be able to spread their wings under a law passed in November by voters in the state.

Laws like this one, which strictly regulate how farm animals are confined, are becoming more common across the U.S., as large-scale farming replaces family farms and consumers learn more about what happens behind barn doors. Massachusetts is the 12th state to ban the use of some livestock- and poultry-raising cages or crates, such as gestation crates for sows, veal crates for calves or battery cages for chickens, which critics say abusively restrict the animals’ movement. Continue reading War on Farmers: Animal-rights activists, farmers clashing across U.S.

Farmers left feeling ‘very threatened’ and unable to sleep after a new animal rights campaign group abuses slaughterhouse staff and writes anti-Semitic graffiti on the walls

Source: UK Daily Mail
Date: 28 November 2016
Author: Abe Hawken For Mailonline

  • A new animal rights campaign group is invading slaughterhouses in the UK
  • They claim to use a ‘love-based approach’ focusing on ‘non-violence’
  • However, some of the 24 branches have taken a different approach
  • Anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on the walls of one London abattoir   

Farmers have reportedly been left unable to sleep and ‘very threatened’ after a new animal rights campaign group has started to invade slaughterhouses in the UK. Continue reading Farmers left feeling ‘very threatened’ and unable to sleep after a new animal rights campaign group abuses slaughterhouse staff and writes anti-Semitic graffiti on the walls

War on food: NZ University wants to tax bread, cereal, meat, eggs and milk

Source:Scoop
Date:9 July 2015
Author: Food and Grocery Council

Auckland University wants to tax bread, cereal, meat, eggs and milk

A call by Auckland University academics to tax New Zealand families’ staple foods such as bread, milk, eggs and meat is lunacy, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. Continue reading War on food: NZ University wants to tax bread, cereal, meat, eggs and milk

War on Meat: 40% beef tax suggested to pay for climate damage

Source:The Guardian
Date: 7 November 2016
Author:

 

Climate taxes on meat and milk would lead to huge and vital cuts in carbon emissions as well as saving half a million lives a year via healthier diets, according to the first global analysis of the issue.

Surcharges of 40% on beef and 20% on milk would account for the damage their production causes people via climate change, an Oxford University team has calculated. These taxes would then deter people from consuming as much of these foods, reducing both emissions and illness, the team said. Continue reading War on Meat: 40% beef tax suggested to pay for climate damage

The defeat of Hillary Clinton just dealt a devastating blow to Monsanto, Big Pharma and the corrupt vaccine industry

Main Source: Natural News
Date: 10 November 2016
Author: Mike Adams, the Health Ranger

(NaturalNews) The ignorant people voting for Hillary Clinton two days ago had no idea what they were really voting for. That’s by design, of course: They are kept deliberately dumbed-down by the complicit media which packed their brains full of anti-facts and twisted mush. While Clinton supporters mistakenly believed Hillary supported women, children, immigrants and humanity, in the real world Hillary Clinton was an obedient pawn of the most evil, genocidal corporate entities on the planet. Continue reading The defeat of Hillary Clinton just dealt a devastating blow to Monsanto, Big Pharma and the corrupt vaccine industry

USDA approves genetically engineered potatoes despite GMO backlash

Main Source:Natural News
Date: 7 November 2016
Author: J. D. Heyes

(NaturalNews) Once more, the social change engineers and bureaucrats “in charge” of the country are acting like they know best when it comes to the issues of food freedom and food health. Continue reading USDA approves genetically engineered potatoes despite GMO backlash

Corporate Takeover: All signs point to a corporate takeover of the marijuana industry by Bayer, Monsanto

Main Source:Natural News
Date: 19 October 2016
Author:Samantha Debbie

(NaturalNews) Following months of negotiations and various offers, Germany-based Bayer has finally sealed the deal with Monsanto, purchasing the seed giant for $66 billion. The merger is reported to be the largest all-cash deal on record. Continue reading Corporate Takeover: All signs point to a corporate takeover of the marijuana industry by Bayer, Monsanto

A Scientific Analysis of Glyphosate & GM Food by A Former Pro-GMO Scientist of 30 Years — Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch

With all the so called debate raging still about glyphosate & GM food (really not rocket science when you read the research, they just split hairs in the interests of corporate greed) this is an excellent listen. When somebody who has been part of the industry, switches sides & speaks out, we need to sit […]

via A Scientific Analysis of Glyphosate & GM Food by A Former Pro-GMO Scientist of 30 Years — Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch

Bayer confirms Monsanto takeover with $66bn bid

Main Source:RT
Date: 14 September 2016
Author: Unknown

bayer-buys-monsantoGerman pharmaceuticals giant Bayer has agreed to buy American GMO company Monsanto for $128 a share. The acquisition values Monsanto’s equity at about $56 billion, but including debt, the deal is worth nearly $66 billion.

The deal is the largest corporate takeover in almost two decades for a German company.

The latest bid offered by Bayer is 22 percent above Monsanto’s closing price on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Continue reading Bayer confirms Monsanto takeover with $66bn bid