26 May '12, 10pm

Factory Farming Is Not the Best We Have to Offer

Factory Farming Is Not the Best We Have to Offer

Over the last half-century in the US, small farms have been replaced by large, industrialized operations that treat animals and the natural world as mere commodities. This factory farming system, which slaughters animals by the billions, costs us all dearly. The Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production (PCIFAP), which included experts like former USDA Secretary Dan Glickman, conducted “a comprehensive, fact-based and balanced examination of key aspects of the farm animal industry,” which concluded: “Industrial farm animal production systems are largely unregulated, and many practices common to this method of production threaten public health, the environment, animal health and well-being, and rural communities.” Against Our Better Natures
 Factory farms confine animals by the thousands in massive warehouses. Millions are packed in cages and crates so tightly tha...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/factory...

Tweets

Offer of in-domain.in and in-domains.in #secura2

inforum.in 26 May '12, 9am

Special offer of 20% off our domain name lists By hughesey in forum General Indian Domain Name Discussion Replies: 0 Last ...

See the best of the best when it comes to this week's #todayskicks

See the best of the best when it comes to this ...

nicekicks.com 26 May '12, 2pm

Summer is nearly here, and that means it is finally time to take your favorite kicks out of the closet, into the sunshine ...

series on #environmentaljustice

environmentalhealthnews.org 04 Jun '12, 10am

From the house where he was born, Henry Clark can stand in his back yard and see plumes pouring out of one of the biggest ...

Our 2012 June Best of the Best issue is on newsstands now! Get today's free preview here

Our 2012 June Best of the Best issue is on news...

robbreport.com 30 May '12, 6pm

(912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com ) burns 170 gallons of fuel per hour, making it the most fuel-efficient jet in this cate...

Black Market makes the "Best of the Best" list in the Robb Report!...

Black Market makes the "Best of the Best" list ...

robbreport.com 29 May '12, 2pm

With its spicy Sumatran binder and Honduran and Panamanian filler, Alec Bradley Black Market (www.alecbradley.com , $7.40 ...

Energy Micro and Spectrum Design Solutions to o...

eetimes.com 27 May '12, 4pm

I was excited to learn that the folks at Energy Micro have just announced a strategic relationship with the guys and gals ...

Energy Micro and Spectrum Design Solutions to offer energy-efficient wireless designs #EDA #MCU #RF

Energy Micro and Spectrum Design Solutions to o...

eetimes.com 27 May '12, 3pm

Energy Micro and Spectrum Design Solutions to offer energy-efficient wireless designs Clive Maxfield 5/27/2012 11:30 AM ED...

Inside Tesla - 5.29.12 | Blog | Tesla Motors via @TeslaMotors

Inside Tesla - 5.29.12 | Blog | Tesla Motors vi...

teslamotors.com 29 May '12, 5pm

Welcome to our first edition of “Inside Tesla!” This series of Tuesday updates is designed to take you behind the scenes o...

MOE to offer Spanish as 3rd language in 2014

straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 7am

Spanish as a third language will be offered to Secondary 1 students from January 2014, and to first-year junior college st...

Best of the Best 2012: Resorts: Ballyfin

Best of the Best 2012: Resorts: Ballyfin

robbreport.com 01 Jun '12, 1pm

Built in 1822 as the home of British baronet Sir Charles Coote, Ballyfin Demesne was once Ireland’s most lavish Regency ma...

I'll support projects that are in residents' best interests: Desmond Choo

I'll support projects that are in residents' be...

channelnewsasia.com 27 May '12, 5am

SINGAPORE: Hougang's grassroots adviser Desmond Choo said he would do his best to support projects that are sound and in t...

Letter on Warburg House

greenbuildingelements.com 03 Jun '12, 10pm

25 years ago the concept of a “World House” was introduced. The Energy Star, hurricane and seismic rated 512 sf.abode was ...

the best investment I ever made in my profession:

blog.jayfields.com 31 May '12, 1pm

- for one of the best bosses I've ever had. I was the lone developer working on NextGen projects, our customers were happy...

Best of the Best 2012 - the Aston Martin Virage Volante takes Robb Report's Best Convertible title:

Best of the Best 2012 - the Aston Martin Virage...

robbreport.com 30 May '12, 7am

Aston martin is a boutique builder of beauties—luxury sports cars that cling tightly to the past yet never show their age....