Greenpeace Condemns Philippines Approving “Golden Rice”

Greenpeace recently objected to the Philippine government’s approval for the country’s farmers to grow genetically modified golden rice. The rice variant will contain enough Vitamin A and beta-carotene that can feed andmnourish starving children in poverty that lack those vital nutrients. Greenpeace, on the other hand, has long been involved in campaigns to demonize and… Read More Greenpeace Condemns Philippines Approving “Golden Rice”

California Could Lose Pork Products Due to New Pig Rules

Starting next year, Golden State residents are going to have a lot less pork options to eat resulting from a ballot initiative passed in 2018. According to the Associated Press, 2022 is when enforcement of rules requiring more cage space for pigs, chickens who lay eggs, and veal calves begin. While nationally-based pork food producers… Read More California Could Lose Pork Products Due to New Pig Rules

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