Category Archive: USDA

Feb 12

“Rusti The Orangutan”

Producer/director Pam Davis, screenwriter Scott Davis

“Journey to Utopia” By Scott Davis, 10/19/12 Animal Advocate Inc.’s film “Rusti Escapes!” wins award for Best Short Film at the 2012 Utopia Film Festival Judged against more than 30 independent short films from across the world, “Rusti Escapes!” was one of four films in the festival to receive an award. The documentary is … …

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Sep 14

“Downer Cows, the Meat Supply, and You”

On March 4, 2008, about 17 tons of potentially tainted and dangerous meat was dumped at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill on the Waianae Coast of O’ahu.  We have photos and video of the dumping of the meat. According to media reports, Hawaii school cafeterias were instructed to store any raw and/or frozen beef they might …

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Sep 13

“We Should Better Protect Hawaii’s Sentient Animals”

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STAR BULLETIN Vol. 126 / No. 333  —  Tuesday, January 1, 2008 This is in regard to the Dec. 29 letter to the editor from Dan Chainey, proposing to use “unwanted animals” for food.  Recently, pet pigs and dogs have been killed and eaten, and Chainey thinks the Hawaiian Humane Society should take this opportunity …

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Sep 12

“Cause for Significant Concern”

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FSIS Notice No. 65-07,  issued October 12, 2007 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is titled “Notice of Reassessment for Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Control and Completion of a Checklist for all Beef Operations.” Strangely, this FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) Notice is for internal use only, i.e., not for release to the public.  Its …

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