On The Media
Undercover in an Industrial Slaughterhouse
19 Apr 2013 —
In the May issue of Harper's, Ted Conover, a longtime undercover journalist, details his undercover job as an federal meat inspector at an industrial slaughterhouse. Conover talks about meat safety, going undercover, and why it's necessary to bring a hidden world to light. The bottom line here is that not all slaughterhouses are full of profit-mad sadists, but all have their issues.
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Progressive Commentary Hour
Plight of the Honey Bee —
15 Apr 2013—
This is a panel discussion on the current status of the honeybee industry. Pesticides and other factors are continuing to foster the decline of these important pollinators. Gary Null's guests are Larissa Walker of the Center for Food Safety; Dr. Neil Carman, who researches and assesses the evidence of genetic engineering's impact upon the environment and animal and plant life; and Steve Ellis, a commercial beekeeper and one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit asserting that the EPA is failing to protect America's bee population.
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As Video Footage Brings Animal Abuse to Light (and Prosecution), Ag Gag Bills Loom —
09 Apr 2013 —
An animal rights investigator details how he has spent over a decade secretly filming animal abuse—much of which led to prosecutions for violations of animal-cruelty and farm-animal-abuse laws—and why that work is now imperiled by the wave of "Ag Gag" laws sweeping the country. ~~ Then a debate on the merits of the so-called "Ag Gag" bills, featuring Emily Meredith of the Animal Agriculture Alliance, an industry group, and independent journalist Will Potter.
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