Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is on massive damage control in the wake of public revulsion to the idea of “pink slime” in their beef. Wearing a pink t-shirt saying “Dude, It’s Beef”, Branstad went on the Marketplace Morning Report on NPR, claiming that all kinds of undefined people are involved in a “vicious smear campaign” [...]
Police were called to the offices of the Iowa Farm Bureau to investigate the case of an employee who had been caught urinating on the office chairs of four female co-workers.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law a bill that will make it an offence to capture undercover video of animal abuse by getting a job at a factory farm.
A bill, which passed with bipartisan support in the Iowa Legislature last week, would make it a criminal offence for people to get a job at a factory farm and then start taking undercover video of what goes on there. It’s now up to the governor sign it or veto it.