29 Jan '15, 2am

Taxpayers Unwittingly Funding Horrific Farm Animal Experiments

Taxpayers Unwittingly Funding Horrific Farm Animal Experiments

For more than 50 years, taxpayers have been unknowingly funding cruel and disgusting animal experimentation projects at the secretive US Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska. More than 580,000 animals have died at the center in the last 20 years alone, during experiments to create pigs who can birth 14 piglets (instead of up to 8), cows who can consistently produce twins and triplets, and ‘easy care’ sheep who need minimal amount of care and attention. Other experiments have attempted to create bigger lamb chops, reduced fat pork loins, and easier to chew steak, all with the aim of producing more meat for less cost. Exposed and Totally Unapologetic A New York Times investigation brought the issue to light after being contacted by James Keen, a previous veterinary employee of 24 years, who exposed the truth about the nature of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and the...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/taxpayers-unwittingly-funding...

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