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Swine Flu – 3 May 2009

If you haven’t read “Smithfield Farms Fled US Environmental Laws to Open a Gigantic Pig Farm in Mexico, and All We Got Was this Lousy Swine Flu,” please visit:

“The [swine flu] link to animal industries is undeniable. One-third to one-half of pigs on modern farms have antibody evidence of the H1N1 virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The reason: overcrowded pig farms create the perfect reservoir for this virus to replicate, creating new and more deadly strains. Once a pathogen emerges, it is spread by farm workers and the transport of livestock.”
– From Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)

Also read “Charge Smithfield: Pork Producers Should Pay for Swine Flu”: http://www.all-creatures.org/alert/alert-20090501.html 

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