From Rob O’Flanagan writing for the Guelph Mercury:
Protesters squeal on plans to release GMO swine. Photo: Rob O'Flanagan/Guelph Mercury
“GUELPH — Pig-nosed protesters vilified a genetically modified swine Wednesday in the heart of the University of Guelph, birthplace and home of the Enviropig.
About 75 people, many wearing plastic snouts, warned against introducing the laboratory-developed porker into the human food chain. Protesters shouted slogans such as “Say no to GMO” (or genetically modified organisms) and waved signs of protest. One read: Public Funding, Private Pig. Continue reading
From CBC News:
“Chicken bought at major supermarkets across Canada is frequently contaminated with superbugs — bacteria that many antibiotics cannot kill — an investigation by CBC TV’s Marketplace has found.
Marketplace researchers — along with their colleagues at Radio-Canada’s food show L’Epicerie — bought 100 samples of chicken from major grocery chains in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.
The chicken included some of the most familiar label names in the poultry business. Continue reading
From the Owen Sound Sun Times:
“The government’s appeal of Michael Schmidt’s acquittal on charges of illegally selling raw milk has been delayed for two months.
The appeal, before a provincial court judge, was supposed to start in a Newmarket court on Feb. 8 however the Crown has asked for more time to examine new motions that Schmidt filed recently in support of his constitutional arguments not heard in the original trial. Continue reading