The Council of Agriculture (COA) in China announced yesterday that the country’s largest processor of waste copper liquids illegally sold toxic, industrial-grade copper sulfate to at least four livestock feed manufacturers. At least one of those companies did not have a license to produce animal feed in the first place.
They found that industrial heavy metals such as copper sulfate, also known as cupric sulfate, had been mixed with feed for pigs, chickens, ducks and geese which had found its way to farmers all over the country, a practice which could leave heavy metal residues in the animal tissue, the officials said. Read more
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A rendering plant owned by Pilgrim’s Pride has been busted once again for violating multiple environmental laws, and this time the charges expose, in graphic detail, the method for processing (…) Read more
Don’t you just hate it when people guilt trip you about your food choices? I do! Crimeny, if I had a nickel for every time my Mom said, “Jesus, Moll, (…) Read more
There’s a saying popular with the poultry industry crowd: “We recycle everything but the cluck!” Depending on your view of recycling that could be considered a good thing, but I (…) Read more