15 Apr '12, 12pm

Four important food and farm stories you may have missed

Four important food and farm stories you may have missed

And we should probably watch video footage from inside CAFOs while it’s still being made, since the “ag-gag ” bills (or bills that would make it illegal to capture such footage) appear to be coming back with a vengeance in farm states. But really — after years of this kind footage popping up, and the resulting attitude of business owners like Ron Kreider (who actually had the nerve to tell a reporter this week that “more than 80 percent of our chickens are housed in larger, modern cages”), it’s getting harder and harder not to generalize. In other words, if a farmer (or any other food production business for that matter) doesn’t want you to see what they’re doing, they’re probably not making anything you’d want to eat.

Full article: http://grist.org/food/four-important-food-and-farm-storie...

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