hsus http://kbia.org en Is the agriculture industry being bullied? http://kbia.org/post/agriculture-industry-being-bullied <p>There is a culture war raging in the heartland. It&rsquo;s not about abortion or religion or gay marriage, it&rsquo;s about how food is produced in this country.</p><p>As in any war, language is playing a big role. Take, for instance, the way Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad defended the beef product that came to be known as &ldquo;pink slime.&rdquo;</p><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s just tragic that people use smear language against products,&rdquo; Branstad said. &ldquo;We would never let people smear somebody because of who/what they look like, or their race, or their religion.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 21:40:44 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 15825 at http://kbia.org Is the agriculture industry being bullied?