Victorian Farmers Accuse Officials of Slow Walking Protections

State farmers accuse the government of Victoria, Australia of slow walking protections to prevent attacks by animal rights hoodlums. According to ABC, an inquiry started on May after a number of attacks that took place over a two year period prior. But the parliamentary investigation to look into farmer attacks was recently tabled. Despite committing… Read More Victorian Farmers Accuse Officials of Slow Walking Protections

Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition

A column published at the Genetic Literacy Project by two Italian scientists outlines a serious problem their country faces regarding crop cultivation and farming. Presently, European Union and Italian rules restrict growing and cultivating genetically modified crops. But importers are enjoying a boom in business since the only alternate for Europe is to import produce… Read More Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition

Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Pesticides help farmers defend their crops against insect infections and attacks. Since over 90 percent of the world’s comes from customary agriculture, pesticides are an invaluable tool that also helps contribute to feeding the human population. That is why environmentalists oppose conventional pesticides, like glysophate (i.e. Round Up), while promoting nonsensical solutions like organic farming.… Read More Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Aussie Judge Renders Unique Prison Sentence to Vegan Parents

Australian parents who put their baby daughter on a strict vegan diet were charged with child abuse two years ago when the couple took the child to a hospital and she was found to have been malnourished including having features on the baby’s body that indicated potential negligence. Consequently, the poor child now suffers from… Read More Aussie Judge Renders Unique Prison Sentence to Vegan Parents

Two Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Trespass on Aussie Pig Farm

Two punks with the animal rights groups Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) and Meat The Victims were arrested for trespassing on a Queensland, Australia pig farm even after the police declined their request to enter. An issue was made over the police’s use of a chokehold, but it is permitted by Qld police policy and the… Read More Two Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Trespass on Aussie Pig Farm