McDonald’s Investor Renews Push for Antibiotic Reduction in All Meat

By Lisa Baertlein A McDonald’s Corp shareholder is redoubling efforts to convince the fast-food chain to stop all of its global restaurants from serving the meat of animals raised with antibiotics that are vital for fighting human infections. More than 70 percent of medically important antibiotics in the United States are sold for livestock use.

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Yemen: The Abandoned Animals of Taiz

Yemen’s animals have few protectors. Some are even in danger of extinction By Nasser Al Sakkaf THE citizens of Yemen’s Taiz city have been dealt many blows in recent months. Conflict, hunger, isolation and struggle dominate the city’s streets. But they are not the only ones affected by the conflict, which escalated in March 2015.

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Israeli Couple Bringing Home Biblical Sheep From Canada

By Ethan Lou TORONTO, March 2 – A breed of sheep believed to have been raised by the Jewish patriarch Jacob may soon be brought to Israel, its Biblical homeland, after an Israeli couple gathered a herd in Canada and brokered a bureaucratic detente to import the animals. The effort to bring 130 sheep to

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