02 May '12, 12pm

Tell President Obama You Want an End to Factory Farming!

Tell President Obama You Want an End to Factory Farming!

Last October TreeHugger was on the media sponsors of Farm Sanctuary 's first Conference to End Factory Farming . It's a hugely worthy cause and an absolute imperative if we're going to combat climate change, limit pollution, fix the utterly broken food system in the US, improve health in the nation, not to mention (the perhaps obvious) improve the lives of the literally millions of farm animals living horribly brutal lives. Now, Farm Sanctuary wants to put some pressure on President Obama and has created a petition that you should sign. In case you need further reasoning to sign, this is how the petition puts it: Factory farms have driven small farms out of business and represent the majority of our food system today. The industry has cleared vast areas of forest and rainforest, producing 18% of all greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture alone, wasting food and w...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/tell-obama-end-facto...

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