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Greg Harrison

President & CEO, Harrisons Bird Foods

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Obesity, chemical and biological not just consumption and lack of exercise?

Obesity is rampant in 6-month-old kids, every animal in touch with human cities including rats, zoo etc. How can a six month old be morbidly obese unless a strong endocrine disruption is occurring? Chemicals in agriculture are certainly suspect as are new viruses. But why would it be a virus unless the immune system is unbalanced?

People over ate decades ago and no one saw a 400-1000 pound person except in a circus.


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    Jun 9 2012: We are suffering from a lack of critical thinkers and as the author of Mirage and Blue Revolution, Cynthia Barnett says. People have no idea a theme park and a river are different. entities.

    Gave a lecture to students interested in being veterinarians or zoo workers yesterday. One was terrified of animals, sharks reptiles and insects. An other had no idea almost half of some graduating classes from vet school last year did not have a job six months out. No idea vet student debt was in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. No idea starting salaries are almost half of what they should be at this time.

    No idea that zoos are city and county institutions for the most part and are broke.

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