EU Backing Cloned Animal Products

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Concerns surround the ethics of the process, the welfare of the animals and a lack of research on food safety. If this policy is adopted, European farms could be populated by cloned supersize animals used as breeding stock for cows, pigs and sheep that are reared for food. It's bad enough having to deal with the welfare of normal farm animals, but what about the welfare of cloned animals?

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The Domestic Turkey and the First Thanksgiving

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Long before that time Mexican domesticated Turkeys had been adopted by Native Americans in the American Southwest as well. According to some sources, when the so-called Pilgrims settled in for the First Thanksgiving Dinner with the local Native Americans, in 1620, they dined on Turkey, and this Turkey came from the Old World, from stock that was originally brought to Spain by Columbus. This is the time of year that we rightfully contemplate the noble Turkey.