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  • Hasselbeck
    Fox News host asks: Why hasn't Black Lives Matter been labeled a hate group?
    On Monday, "Fox and Friends" host Elizabeth Hasselbeck wondered why the #BlackLivesMatter protest movement has not been labeled a hate group, Mediaite reported. Hasselbeck posed the question to BlackSphere Executive Director Kevin...
  • Pigs
    Montana fair plans 'brutal' pig wrestling contest
    A rural fair in Montana is drawing national criticism after announcing "pig wrestling" contests will be held at the annual event. Global Conservation Group, a national animal advocacy organization, said a concerned citizen tipped them...
  • Swim with pigs in the Bahamas
    Swim with pigs in the Bahamas
    The islands of the Bahamas are well known for their natural habitat and magnificent wildlife. When most of us think of that wildlife, we often things of the creatures that inhabit the water, colorful fish, crabs, lobsters, stingrays, turtles, and...
  • Groups petition court to sue church over pig wrestling contest
    Groups petition court to sue church over pig wrestling contest
    Wisconsin-based Global Conservation Group and Illinois-based SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness) recently filed a petition with the courts in an attempt to permanently halt pig wrestling.The groups allege that pig wrestling violates...
  • Pigs
    Why the religious community united against St. Patrick Parish
    Last August, St. Patrick Parish in Stephensville, Wisconsin hosted an illegal "pig wrestling" event as part of their annual summer celebration. The 44 year tradition came to an end last week when the parish announced it will not use...
  • St. Patrick's Parish Pig Wrestling
    After backlash, parish will not host another 'pig wrestling' event
    After 44 years of hosting a "pig wrestling" event, St. Patrick's Parish in Stephensville, Wisconsin confirmed today that they will cease hosting further events involving pigs. Last August, the parish hosted its final event, despite...
  • Wild pig
    Pig hunting - necessary precautions against brucellosis and Trichinosis
    The association with Trichinosis and the requirements of well cooking meat from wild pigs is well known among pig hunters. Between 2002 and 2007, 11 cases were reported to CDC each year on average in the United States mostly the result of eating...
  • Mangalitsa pig
    LA Chefs’ Suppliers – Winkler Wooly Pigs Farm's pork - Part 3 of 4
    Part three of a four part series. Please click here for Part One.While a rose maybe a rose is a rose, a pig is definitely not a pig is a pig. All fat isn't the same either. The meat and fat composition of different breeds of pigs vary plus...
  • In the woods with the Mangalista pigs at Winkler Wooly Pigs
    LA Chefs’ Suppliers – Winkler Wooly Pigs Farm Part 2 of 4
    Part two of a four part series. Please click here for Part One.A little over an hour north of San Francisco, Tim Winkler of Winkler Wooly Pigs currently breeds and raises Mangalista pigs on five different properties. At his home base in Windsor,...
  • Esther
    A true sense of holiday spirit for all sentient beings
    I watched a documentary film about a decade ago, in which an ex-rancher told his heart-wrenching story. He was taken to a farm animal sanctuary one day, and he signed up for “adopt a cow” program, which designated a calf for him to...
  • Bacon, an American institution
    The bacon factor-could bacon stop veganism from becoming mainstream?
    The Examiner asked a dozen random non-vegans who said they could “never go vegan” why they couldn't. The answers varied, but more than a third mentioned a weakness for bacon. Is the bacon factor real? Did the naysayers speak for a...
  • Thousands of pigs died in fire
    Thousands of piglets among the dead in devastating fire at Minnesota farm
    A devastating fire claimed the lives of thousands of pigs at a Minnesota pig farm last Saturday, reported Monday's publication of the Star Tribune.The blaze swept through multiple barns, killing thousands of animals who were held inside...
  • Big Winners
    Inside The Barn Doors
    Take your second right and follow the gravel road past the water treatment plant and continue north to the top of the hill. With the crumbling tones of gravel beneath my tires I would look at my hand written note, second guessing our decision to...
  • Pigs are highly intelligent creatures that are sometimes kept as pets.
    Facts about pigs
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like pigs, chickens, cows, goats, and sheep have been used by humans for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” especially those that can be...
  • 'Pig Rassle': Come on St. Patrick, are there no other humane charitable events?
    'Pig Rassle': Come on St. Patrick, are there no other humane charitable events?
    An online petition has garnered more than 70,000 signatures of supporters wanting to ban the contentious sport of pig wrestling; a "sporting" event where teams line up in mud-filled arenas and have to move a pig from one point to another...
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