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Going the Whole Hog Campaign Responds to SAPPO

11 June 2014 Going Whole Hog supports healthy pork production The Going Whole Hog campaign has recently come under the spotlight after being accused of disseminating “vitriol” and misleading the public by the South African Pork Producers’ Organisation (SAPPO). The

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ACB Update on Portfolio Committee Hearing on 2,4D Resistant Crops

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The need to include animal protection in public health policies

Many critical public health issues require non-traditional approaches. Although many novel strategies are used, one approach not widely applied involves improving the treatment of animals. Emerging infectious diseases are pressing public health challenges that could benefit from improving the treatment

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, AVIAN FLU, CONSUMER AWARENESS, EIDs, EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, FOOD SECURITY, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, MEDICAL RESEARCH, NUTRITION, PUBLIC HEALTH