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US Probe Targets Halal Food Supplier In Iowa

posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Company claims whether meat is in fact halal is a religious question that my not be answered by the U.S. Government. Full Story

Muslim Suit Riles Ohio Pork Industry

posted on October 7, 2011 at 1:53 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A decision by Ohio officials to remove allpork products from prison menus in response to a lawsuit by Musliminmates is not sitting well with the state's pork producers... Full Story

Pope Denounces Commodities Speculation

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI denounced speculation in commodities markets Friday and demanded a global response to high food prices based on solidarity, not profit. Full Story

Dutch Approve Ban on Religious Animal Slaughter

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Dutch parliament has passed a bill banning the slaughter of livestock without stunning it first, removing an exemption that has allowed Jews and Muslims to butcher animals according to their centuries-old dietary rules. Full Story

Feds Side With Tribes in Cape Cod Wind Farm Case

posted on January 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

WASHINGTON(AP)- Federal officials on Monday agreed to a request by two Indian tribes for special protections for Nantucket Sound, a move that could delay construction of a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod. Full Story

Amish Population Nearly Doubles in 16 Years

posted on August 22, 2008 at 8:08 PM

LANCASTER, Pa (AP) -- The Amish are expanding their presence in states far beyond Pennsylvania Dutch country as they search for affordable farmland to accommodate a population that has nearly doubled in the past 16 years, a new study found. Full Story

Proposed Coal Plant Pits Economy vs. Navajo Belief

posted on May 23, 2008 at 8:05 PM

BURNHAM, N.M (AP) - In a corner of the Navajo Nation burdened by old and heavily polluting coal-fired power plants, it matters little to many tribal elders that another facility promises to be the most efficient and cleanest of all. Full Story

SC Monks Say They'll Stop Egg Farming Due to PETA Claims

posted on December 28, 2007 at 8:12 PM

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.: A monastery will halt its egg farming business after claims by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that the trappist monks mistreated hens. Full Story

Mennonites Help Fight World Hunger

posted on November 23, 2007 at 8:11 PM

Mennonites Help Fight World Hunger
The need for food is never ending as the number of people hungry and, or starving continues to grow worldwide. Every year, the Mennonite Central Committee does its part to help. Full Story

Grapes and Graves

posted on January 5, 2007 at 8:01 PM

Grapes and graves may seem an unlikely combination, but Catholic cemetery officials in Hayward, California are cultivating a graveyard vineyard in hopes of making sacramental wine. Full Story

Senators and Religious Leaders Call For Immigration Reform

posted on September 29, 2006 at 8:09 PM

Senators and Religious Leaders Call For Immigration Reform
At issue is what to do about undocumented immigrants, believed to number anywhere between 11 and 30 million, and how to create legislation that makes new laws enforceable. Full Story

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