Source of Swine Flu

Animal rights activist Bruce Foerster in Victoria just sent me an email highlighting the likely source of the current swine flu outbreak. In recent years transnational corporations have increasingly shifted their pork production operations to Mexico take advantage of cheap labour and pliable government regulations. Marginalized local residents must suffer the stench and disease that come with factory pig farming, and now a pandemic is spreading across the world. Until now media outlets covering the swine flu outbreak have avoided pointing fingers at the powerful meat industry, but now one CNN broadcaster, Jane Velez-Mitchell, is shining a spotlight on the practices and responsibility of hog producers: