August 18, 2022

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

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By Tia Schwab Source: Independent Media Institute and Stone Pier Press Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people. In 2014, the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, commissioned by the UK government and Wellcome Trust, estimated that 700,000 people around the world die each year due […]

ANTIGUA: Gov’t bans importation of used and reconditioned vehicles

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From Antigua Observer ST JOHN’S, Antigua – A decision by Cabinet to ban the importation of used cars older than five years has met strong condemnation from segments of the population. OBSERVER media received a press release from the Environment Division that read: “Cabinet agreed to the following recommendations: – that used and recondition vehicle(s) […]