Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Is Bird Flu Just About the Price of Eggs and Farmer Profits?

By       Message Martha Rosenberg       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   3 comments, 2 series

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags
Add to My Group(s)

Supported 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H4 6/16/15

Author 1353
Become a Fan
  (84 fans)
- Advertisement -

The egg industry treats birds like paper towels. 50 million US birds have been killed so far for bird flu which the conditions they are kept in caused in the first place. The problem is presented as farmers' losses or the price of eggs.

USDA and factory farmers blame wildlife and airborne pathogens. Right. It is certainly not the unlit, ammonia-reeking barns in which birds spend their whole lives, unable to stretch their wings, move and sometimes standing on top of their dead cage mates.

Appalling suffering and all for an...egg
(Image by Martha Rosenberg)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

- Advertisement -


- Advertisement -

Supported 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

Martha Rosenberg is an award-winning investigative public health reporter who covers the food, drug and gun industries. Her first book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health, is distributed by Random (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Grassley Investigates Lilly/WebMD link Reported by Washington Post

The Drug Store in Your Tap Water

It's the Cymbalta Stupid

Are You Sure You're Not Psychotic Asks Shameless Drug Company?

Another Poorly Regulated "Derivative"--the Antidepressant Pristiq

MRSA and More. Antibiotics Linked to Obesity and Allergies, Too