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As Skippy Gets Yanked From Shelves, Canada Goes Nuts

Canadians stockpile after Hormel decides not to sell peanut butter brand there anymore

(Newser) - Skippy peanut butter has been yanked out of the Canadian marketplace by parent company Hormel, whose spokesman laments the "incredibly difficult decision" to discontinue the brand there, leaving just a few, if any, jars on store shelves, per the CBC . Even though Skippy is still available in more than...

Nearly 2K Pounds of Skippy Recalled

There might be metal shavings in the peanut butter

(Newser) - Would you like any metal shavings with your peanut butter? No? Then you might want to check that jar of Skippy in your pantry. Hormel Foods, maker of the peanut butter brand, is recalling 153 cases of 16.3-ounce-sized Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread because they might include...

Pigs Savaged in PETA Farm Video

Undercover film shows workers beating sows, slamming piglets to ground

(Newser) - Undercover investigators for the anti-cruelty organization PETA have filmed shocking cruelty to pigs at an Iowa farm, AP reports. Pigs are seen being beaten with metal rods while a supervisor brags of jamming rods in sows' anuses. Unhealthy piglets are slammed against the floor and left to die writhing in...

Cloned Meat, Milk Near Nod
Cloned Meat, Milk Near Nod

Cloned Meat, Milk Near Nod

FDA is about to approve clones, despite industry opposition

(Newser) - The Food and Drug Administration is expected to clear the way for milk and meat from cloned animals to be sold in US supermarkets by declaring the products safe as early as next week, reports the Wall Street Journal. Cloning companies are poised to begin churning out animals once a...

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