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Show No. 50, 5/12/09: Industrial Pig Farming and Swine Flu

May 12, 2009

click here to listen to Show No. 50 051209 Industrial Pig Farming and Swine Flu (dated topic)

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This is the video that changed my life:

Where I obtained the information for today\’s program:

http://www.goveg.com/factoryFarming_pigs_farms.asp

http://farmsanctuary.org/issues/factoryfarming/pork/

CDC Info on Swine Flu:

http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/qa.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/key_facts.htm

Egypt begins the slaughter of 300,000 pigs:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090429/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_egypt_swine_flu/print

Rolling Stone Magazine: Pork’s Dirty Secret:

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/story/12840743/porks_dirty_secret_the_nations_top_hog_producer_is_also_one_of_americas_worst_polluters

http://www.humanesociety.org/farm/news/ournews/swine_flu_virus_origin_1998_042909.html?print=t

This link was sent to me and I just had to share it. I never really thought about how female farmed animals are treated more brutally males, but overall, it’s true! Read this! http://www.easyvegan.info/2009/02/25/horizontal-women/

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