Aporkalypse Now

piggyThere’s virtually no reflection on why we might be getting ANOTHER global food crisis. As those of you who get our regular Twitter updates would have known, Caroline Lucas has this take on the Swine Flu situation:

“More research is urgently needed to explore the potential link between industrialised animal farming, and the spread of disease. Some elements of the Mexican media are already pointing to the potential role of intensive pig farming in Mexico, which has grown substantially in recent years, with some giant operations raising tens of thousands of pigs at a time.”

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