25 Oct '11, 4pm

Factory Farming Is Not the Best We Have to Offer @FarmSanctuary #EndFactoryFarming

Factory Farming Is Not the Best We Have to Offer @FarmSanctuary #EndFactoryFarming

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 that they can't walk, turn around or even stretch their limbs. According to agribusiness research, more than 40 percent of consumers think that our country is on the wrong track in terms of how we produce food, with another 20 percent uncertain about the soundne...

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