United Poultry Concerns June, 6 2006

Bird Flu Brings Attention to Activists' Concerns June 5, 2006

Role of Live Markets and Mass Extermination Methods Scrutinized

Last evening WB 11 News @ Ten (Fact Finders) aired an Investigative Report on the link between avian influenza and live bird markets in New York City and elsewhere. The show features interviews with Karen Davis, PhD, President of United Poultry Concerns and Michael Greger, MD of The Humane Society of the United States. It includes footage from UPC’s video “Inside a Live Poultry Market. To view the show, produced by Emmy award winning producer Peter Thorne, click on www.wb11.com/factfinders.

Yesterday, Reuters reporter Jill Serjeant published “Amid Bird Flu, Activists Plead for Humane US Culling.” Expressing deep concerns about the mass-extermination of birds in the US to control avian influenza are Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns, Bruce Friedrich of PETA, Kim Sturla of Animal Place, and Teri Barnato of the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights. To read the article, click on http://www.upc-online.org/poultry_diseases/60606flu.html

To read Jill Serjeant’s June 1 Reuters article about bird flu chicken activist campaigns, click on http://www.upc-online.org/poultry_diseases/60206flu.html

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