Animal Rebellion Ends Three-Day Protest At McDonald’s Supplier

BBC reports the animal rights wing of Extinction Rebellion, Animal Rebellion, decided to host a blockade of OSI Food Solutions in Scunthorpe, England starting on Thursday. The group demanded OSI’s biggest client, McDonald’s, switch to a plant-based menu in four years in which they also link meat production with being a major contributor to man-made… Read More Animal Rebellion Ends Three-Day Protest At McDonald’s Supplier

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Husbandry Ban Initiative Is Invalid

The Colorado livestock industry can breathe a sigh of relief. The Denver Post reports Colorado’s Supreme Court has ruled that a proposed husbandry referendum, Initiative 16, is invalid since it conflicts with the state’s single subject requirement. Had Initiative 16 passed, it would have equated raising farm animals and even fishing to animal cruelty. The… Read More Colorado Supreme Court Rules Husbandry Ban Initiative Is Invalid

JBS Paid $11 Million Ransom to Hackers

This is too bad and a mistake since JBS Foods will be vulnerable to even more cyber attacks. Hopefully, the company will implement stricter policies to prevent such an incident from happening again and law enforcement can locate and prosecute the hackers. You can read about the details of the events here. Image by joffi from Pixabay 

South African Scientist Blames Anti-GMO Groups For Slowing Growth of Bio-Tech Foods

Dr. Jennifer Thomson who is emeritus professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Cape Town blamed anti-GMO activists for the slow rate of African countries embracing genetically modified foods (aka GMO’s). According to MJoyOnline, Dr. Thomas made these remarks during a live webinar that reviewed a book she authored entitled: GM Crops… Read More South African Scientist Blames Anti-GMO Groups For Slowing Growth of Bio-Tech Foods

JBS Foods Production Nearly Shut Down by Cyber Attack

The world’s largest meat producer, JBS Foods, has had to shut down plants resulting from a recent ransomware attack. According to BleepingComputer, the incident impacted meat production in plants located in the United States, Australia, and Canada. The company also has locations in the United Kingdom and serves a wide variety of beef, pork, and… Read More JBS Foods Production Nearly Shut Down by Cyber Attack