Unflinching, thoroughly researched, and bound to be controversial, "FOWL!" will change the way you view environmental policy, the pharmaceutical industry, and the government's role in the dissemination of public health information. "FOWL!" is an investigative report into how dioxin, persistent organic pollutants (POPs), environmental chemicals and industrial chicken farming are contributing to the illness of migratory birds, chickens and humans, making them more susceptible to the influenza virus called "bird flu". The culling of our early-warning messengers is akin to shutting off a blaring fire alarm without looking for a fire.