This program features an interview with a doctor just returned from working in Haiti. Our series The Left and the Law continues with a discussion of the uneven application of child protection laws in light of the homicide conviction of members of the Church of Christ who did not get medical attention for their son. Bill Resnick interviews an expert on food safety and the food industry.
Guests Dr. Roger Fouts co-founder of The Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institutein Ellensburg, Wa. and author of the book Next of Kin: My Conversations With Chimpanzees and Matt Rossell of In Defense of Animals join host Linda Olson-Osterlund to discuss the ethics of bio-medical research on non-human Primates. OHSU's controversial National Primate Research Center in Beaverton, Oregon is planning to expand their site.
For over a decade, Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) has been in the center of a controversy about genetic engineering, food safety, and animal health. Join us in a discussion with Rick North, from Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, as we examine the good and bad sides of rBGH.
Hosts Allison Miliones and Pete Anderson interview representatives from the Animal Defense League about protests against selling fur in Portland and a round up of animal-related "victories" and issues.