Salmon Superhero's blog
Global news updates are now available here - including the 'Salmon Wars' raging against filthy feedlots in Canada, Chile, Norway, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, United States and Australia!
The mainstream media have shamefully missed two important questions in reporting on news on the smoked salmon salmonella outbreak:
1) Is the contaminated salmon farmed or wild?
2) Where was the contaminated salmon farmed (e.g. Norway or Scotland)?
Scotland's Killing Farms:
- 87% of farms fail to install predator exclusion nets
Exclusive figures forced from the Scottish Government under Freedom of Information laws reveal that only 13% of Scottish salmon farms use seal exclusion nets. The 2011/12 survey has just been released by Marine Scotland following an appeal over the refusal of an earlier Freedom of Information request. The survey shows that although 20% of salmon farms have these vital anti-predator nets only 13% of farms use them .
Compensation culture is spreading through Canada like infectious diseases through a salmon feedlot. Just yesterday (8 August), the presence of Infectious Haematopoetic Necrosis (IHN) virus was confirmed at two salmon farms in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia (read more via ‘
The official mascots of the 2012 Olympic Games starting in London today are a creepy pair fashioned from British steel called Wenlock and Mandeville.
Scotland's Secrets Exposed!
As revealed in The Daily Mail (17 July):