Merritt Clifton

Clifton is editor of ANIMAL PEOPLE, the leading independent newspaper providing original investigative coverage of animal protection worldwide, founded in 1992.

Don’t jump to conclusions on swine flu and pork production

Editor’s Note: Tom Philpott’s April 28 piece on the swine flu pandemic, which raised the question of whether there is a link between the virus’ emergence in Mexico and the presence nearby of factory-scale pork farms, sparked a vigorous debate …