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Wired Discusses Public Health Dangers of Ag-Gag

The magazine reports on the consequences of silencing journalists and making undercover investigations illegal.

Wired recently brought the topic of public health to the forefront of the ag-gag bills conversation. Reporter Brandon Keim points out that along with flagrant animal abuse going unreported, public health is at risk if undercover investigations of factory farms are made illegal. According to Wired, experts in the food industry say blocking investigations will allow foul practices such as processing sick or injured animals. “The only glimpse we get is when we see these types of videos. The industry loves to operate in secret,” tells Bob Martin, the former executive director of Pew Commission on Industrial Animal Farm Production, to Wired.

Johnson & Johnson Removes Pigs from Training Materials

Pharmaceutical company will no longer show videos of medical devices being used on live pigs to train sales representatives.
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Two Percent of Debate Time Addressed Climate Change

Pressing topic was mostly left out of all presidential debates.
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Vegan Olympic Medalist to Open Microsanctuary

Oldest cyclist to medal in Olympic history begins construction on farmed animal sanctuary in home state of Kentucky.
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Brooklyn Borough President Goes Vegan

Eric Adams conquers type 2 diabetes with plant-based diet and exercise.
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Cruelty Exposed at Costco's Cage-Free Supplier

Undercover investigation reveals horrific conditions at the California supplier of Kirkland brand cage-free eggs.
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