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Mass Slaughtering of Pigs Due to Swine Flu

A mass slaughter of 14,000 pigs has taken place is some farms in Norway. Some of these pigs have been infected with the swine flu and authorities believe that mass slaughtering them will prevent the spread of swine flu to other farms. “What has happened is that the animals have received the infection through contact with a human who has been carrying the disease. We take this very seriously, since we have never before encountered pigs with swine flu in Norway”, said director of the Norwegian Food Inspectorate, Kristina Landsverk to NRK.

To read the full articles please search online for Swine Flu: 14,000 pigs to be slaughtered and Swine Flu Hits Pig Farm

Factory farms are the perfect vessel for breeding new strains of viruses and bacteria. It seems that swine flu can be transmitted back and forth between humans and pigs, which should serve as a real warning that the way we are treating God’s farmed animals hurts them, our health and the environment.

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