“Calèche” industry was long intertwined with defunct harness track, start of the Premarin industry, horse slaughter, and a notorious glue factory MONTREAL, Quebec––The last vehicle-pulling horses in Montreal, Quebec, are to be off the streets before sunset on December 31, 2019––an hour which, as this article is posted, has already come and gone. “Far […]
Are drugs based on pregnant mare’s urine making a comeback?
Pfizer Canada increases piss purchases BRANDON, Manitoba; MONTREAL, Quebec––Pfizer Canada is believed to have contracted with horse farmers for the first increase in pregnant mare’s urine (PMU) purchases since Pfizer took over the Premarin industry by purchasing the previous maker, Wyeth Inc., in 2009. Premarin sales had been in decline since the publication of […]
Will new Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau be “Justin other bad guy” for animals?
Stephen Harper government, notorious for defense of Atlantic Canada seal hunt, ousted after 10 years OTTAWA, VANCOUVER––“The reign of the Stephen Harper government has collapsed,” exulted Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals executive director Lesley Fox on October 20, 2015, the morning after Harper’s 10-year Conservative Party of Canada regime collapsed in the 2015 […]
U.C. Berkeley study associates breast cancer with milk & dairy products
Linked by bovine leukemia virus antibodies BERKELEY, California––A University of California at Berkeley cancer research team on September 15, 2015 released data tentatively linking the ubiquitous presence of bovine leukemia virus (BLV) among U.S. dairy and beef cattle herds to the incidence of breast cancer in women. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed online […]