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Factory Farming FAQ - What is Wrong with Factory Farming

Factory Farming FAQ - What is Wrong with Factory Farming | Meat Industry | Scoop.it
Factory farming is the modern practice of raising animals for food in extreme confinement, in order to maximize profits. In addition to intense confinement, abuses usually associated with factory farming include massive doses of hormones and antibiotics, battery cages, debeaking, tail docking, gestation crates, and veal crates.
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this is credible because the author Doris Lin is an animal rights attorney, the Director of Legal Affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey

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This is credible because Doris Lin (author) is an animal rights attorney, the Director of Legal Affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey and a member of the steering committee of the League of Humane Voters of New Jersey. I can use it to show how animals are mistreated
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Alternatives to factory farming

Alternatives to factory farming | Meat Industry | Scoop.it
WSPA is working towards a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty ends. WSPA is the world's leading international alliance of animal welfare organisations.
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This website talks about Humane Farms and how the help the local economy and the projects they have to teach people about them Its credible because it is an international organization and they are talking about programs they provide
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Farm Sanctuary

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Farm Sanctuary works to protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassionate vegan living. www.farmsanctuary.org
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farm sanctuary is an organization so it is credible

this will be useful because it talks about the use of antibiotics in factory farms

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hsus-the-impact-of-industrialized-animal-agriculture-on-the-environment.pdf

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This will be useful to show all of the environmental problems factory farming causes.

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11 facts effecting environment

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This will be useful to explain how factory farming effects the environment

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factory farming

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Try to think of the last piece of meat you ate. Now think of the animal it came from and where that animal lived. Are you thinking of a green pasture stretching for miles? A cool patch of mud next to...
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this is credible because they are an actual organization and i will use it to support my statement that animal are treated inhumanely

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fact- issues

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This website will provide information on Humane Farms which are an alternative to Factory Farms (rebuttal)

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Public Health

From antibiotic resistance to arsenic contamination, learn how industrial agriculture threatens public health.
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this is credible because it is a foundation for public health

it will be useful because it talks about a lot of health hazards from factory farms including air pollutants

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How Factory Farms Impact You | Factory Farm Map

How Factory Farms Impact You | Factory Farm Map | Meat Industry | Scoop.it
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this will help show how factory farm affect people, mostly through pollution 

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Humane Facts: Labels & Loopholes | A Well-Fed World

Humane Facts: Labels & Loopholes | A Well-Fed World | Meat Industry | Scoop.it
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This article helps me show that even if the companies use labels there are loopholes and the animals are still mistreated

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The Drug Store In American Meat: CAFOs Factory Farming - VIDEO

The Drug Store In American Meat: CAFOs Factory Farming - VIDEO | Meat Industry | Scoop.it

 

Reuters, December 30, 2013
▶ SPECIAL REPORT:
LOST HOOVES, DEAD CATTLE BEFORE MERCK HALTED ZILMAX DRUG SALES http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/30/us-zilmax-merck-cattle-special-report-idUSBRE9BT0NV20131230

 

                                                 MEATONOMICS:

                          THE DIRTY TRUTH ABOUT CHEAP MEAT

                                            http://sco.lt/5MiErp

 

 - ▶  FOUR-FIFTHS OF ALL BIG PHARMA ANTIBIOTICS CONSUMED BY MEAT AND POULTRY INDUSTRY  (What Are You Eating?) http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3996846188/four-fifths-of-all-big-pharma-antibiotics-consumed-by-meat-and-poultry-industry-what-are-you-eating

 

Living On Earth, November 7, 2013
- ▶ HOW DRUGS GIVEN TO HUMANS AND LIVESTOCK MAY BE CREATING SUPERBUGS IN NATURE (AND HUMANS)
http://www.onearth.org/articles/2013/11/oh-poop-wildlife-shows-signs-of-antibiotic-resistance

 

March 20, 2013 - Pew Health Initiatives

- ▶ NEARLY 30 MILLION POUNDS OF ANTIBIOTICS WERE SOLD BY BIG PHARMA FOR USE IN FOOD ANIMALS http://www.pewhealth.org/reports-analysis/issue-briefs/washington-food-leaders-urge-sen-murray-to-shine-a-light-on-industrial-farms-antibiotic-use-85899461346

 

May 1, 2013 Food And Environment Reporting

- ▶ ANTIBIOTICS IN YOUR FOOD: WHAT'S CAUSING THE RISE IN ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA IN OUR FOOD SUPPLY (AND WHY YOU SHOULD BUY ANTIBIOTIC-FREE FOOD http://thefern.org/2013/05/whats-causing-the-rise-in-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria/

 

Reuters, October 22, 2013
- ▶  REPORT SLAMS CONTINUED ANTIBIOTIC USE IN U.S. LIVESTOCK http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/22/us-usa-agriculture-antibiotics-idUSBRE99L1F420131022?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

 

Frontline PBS
- ▶ IS YOUR MEAT SAFE? ANTIBIOTIC DEBATE OVERVIEW http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/meat/safe/overview.html

 

Al Jazeera America, December 11, 2013

▶ FDA ANNOUNCES NEW GUIDELINES TO LIMIT ANTIBIOTICS IN YOUR MEAT http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/11/fda-announces-newguidelinestolimitantibioticsinlivestock.html

 

 Reuters, November 25, 2013
- ▶ NEW GERMAN COALITION WOULD SEEK STRICTER LABELING OF GMO-FED MEAT AND FOOD http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/11/25/us-germany-coalition-agriculture-idUKBRE9AO0DW20131125

 

 Nation of Change, November 17, 2013
- ▶ 4 HARMFUL THINGS HIDING IN YOUR MEAT - In addition to antibiotics, and hormones, here are 4 other things that could be tainting your meat.
http://www.nationofchange.org/4-harmful-things-hiding-your-meat-1384703292

 

- ▶ PHARMED FOOD - Antibiotics in Your Meat http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=243035549

 

 

                                              --- WATCH ---

 Ecowatch, Jan 29, 2013

AMERICAN MEAT is a solutions-oriented documentary chronicling the current state of the U.S. meat industry. Featuring farmers across America, it takes an even-handed look at animal husbandry.... http://ecowatch.org/p/food/factory-farming-food/

 

 

The Independent, November 18, 2913
- ▶  'SUPERBUGS' COULD ERASE A CENTURY OF MEDICAL ADVANCES' EXPERTS WARN - ANTIBIOTIC ABUSE http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/superbugs-could-erase-a-century-of-medical-advances-experts-warn-8944617.html

 

Food Safety News, December 11, 2013
WHAT WE NEED IN THE USA:
- ▶  EU TO EXPAND MEAT ORIGIN LABELLING IN 2015. The European Union plans to introduce origin labeling for pork, poultry, sheep and goat meat that will include information on where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/12/eu-will-introduce-origin-labels-for-meat/#.UqkLbvbpiRQ

 

- ▶  TODAY'S SEAFOOD SPECIAL:  PIG MANURE, ANTIBIOTICS, AND DIARRHEA BUGS: AQUACULTURE AND FOOD LABELING T http://sco.lt/8JKvc9

 

 NPR, November 4, 2014
- ▶  WHY ARE PIG FARMERS STILL USING GROWTH-PROMOTING DRUG? http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/11/04/241603861/why-are-pig-farmers-still-using-growth-promoting-drugs

 

 

                                                      VIDEO:

 - ▶  THE DRUG STORE IN AMERICAN MEAT: CAFOs AND INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMING YOUR MEAT  http://sco.lt/5pYaYr

 

 

May 1, 2013 Food And Environment Reporting
- ▶  ANTIBIOTICS IN YOUR FOOD:

WHAT'S CAUSING THE RISE IN HUMAN ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANCE AND BACTERIA IN OUR FOOD SUPPLY (AND WHY YOU SHOULD BUY ANTIBIOTIC-FREE FOOD http://thefern.org/2013/05/whats-causing-the-rise-in-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria/

 

June 21, 2012 Grist

- ▶  YOUR MEAT ON DRUGS: 30.6 MILLION POUNDS OF IT IN 2010: WILL GROCERY STORES CUT OUT ANTIBIOTICS?

80 percent of all the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are being used on animals to spur growth and compensate for crowded, dirty conditions. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria or “superbugs” continue to show up in food and cause infections in tens of thousands of people every year ...http://grist.org/factory-farms/your-meat-on-drugs-can-grocery-stores-be-convinced-to-cut-out-antibiotics/

 

 

Time, October 25, 2013
- ▶  NEW REPORT DETAILS PROBLEMS WITH FACTORY FARMS - DRUGS IN YOUR MEAT  http://science.time.com/2013/10/25/reports-pegs-lingering-problems-with-meat-production-in-the-u-s/

 

August 27, 2013 Food and Water Watch
- ▶  BEEF OR BULL? WHAT "SILMAX" TEACHES US ABOUT INDUSTRY SCIENCE - BIG PHARMA AND YOUR MEAT http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/blogs/beef-or-bull-what-zilmax-teaches-us-about-industry-science/

 

August 18, 2013 Care 2

- ▶  THESE DRUGS FATTEN UP CATTLE AS THEY CRIPPLE CATTLE http://www.care2.com/causes/growth-drugs-make-cattle-fat-and-also-lame-and-disabled.html

 

April 19, 2012 Mother Jones:
- ▶  HOW BIG PHARMA DOMINATES MEAT SCIENCE http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/04/bum-steer-how-big-pharma-makes-dominates-animal-science

 

August 7, 2013 Reuters
- ▶  TYSON FOODS TO SUSPEND BUYING CATTLE FED ZILMAS, GROWTH ENHANCER http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/08/us-markets-cattle-idUSBRE97702X20130808?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

 

- ▶  RUSSIA TO BAN U.S. MEAT OVER RACTOPAMINE RESIDUES - HORMONE GROWTH AND LEANESS DRUG  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995949627/russia-to-ban-u-s-meat-over-ractopamine-residues-hormone-growth-and-leanness-drug

 

 

                                                    WATCH
*** VIDEO - FIX ANTIBIOTICS:

- ▶  BIG AG, BIG PHARMA AND BIOTECH CARTEL ALL IN CAHOOTS: 80% OF ALL ANTI-BIOTICS ARE USED ON FACTORY FARM ANIMALS http://www.fixfood.org/fix-antibiotics/

 

Healthy Child Healthy World, October 2013
- ▶  THE HORMONES AND ANTIBIOTICS IN YOUR MEAT http://healthychild.org/easy-steps/keep-hormones-and-antibiotics-off-the-menu/

 

 

                                                     VIDEO:

CBSNews

- ▶  DRUGS IN FOOD A PUBLIC HEALTH RISK: REPORT http://ow.ly/bIYsR

 

ALSO READ:

- ▶  BY THE NUMBERS: 30.6 Million pounds of antibiotics administered to US Livestock in 2010 http://ow.ly/bIVsm

- ▶  YOUR MEAT ON DRUGS: 80% of all #ANTIBIOTICS are used on #FactoryFarm Animals http://ow.ly/bITJF

 

Nation of Change, September 21, 2013
- ▶  CORPORATIONS/LOBBYISTS RULE: GOODBYE ORGANIC EGGS
 PROPOSED FDA FOOD SAFETY RULES SUPPORT FACTORY FARM CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND THREATEN TRUE FAMILY FARMING - : http://www.nationofchange.org/proposed-fda-food-safety-rules-support-factory-farming-threaten-family-farms-1379774141

 

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Treehugger, August 15, 2013

- ▶  THE MECHANIZATION OF OUR MEAT, FOOD SUPPLY
Without any words, the film makes a statement about the production of meat, its mechanization and the people and animals involved in that process. http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/wordless-comment-overconsumption.html

 

- ▶  MORE, BIGGER, FASTER : WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACTORY FARMING YOUR ANIMAL FOOD: Anti-Whistle-blower Ag-Gag Laws To Shut Down Public's "Right To Know' http://sco.lt/5n7fq

 

April 6, 2013 - LifeWise

- ▶  USDA CAVES TO FOOD INDUSTRY PRESSURES, AGREES TO REVERSE EXISTING REGULATIONS THAT PROHIBIT USE OF THREE TOXIC MEAT PRESERVATIVES http://southweb.org/lifewise/usda-caves-to-food-industry-pressures-approves-three-new-toxic-meat-preservatives/

 

 - ▶  PHARMACEUTICAL, ANTIBIOTIC, CHEMICAL, PESTICIDE POLLUTION IN OUR STREAMS, RIVER AND DRINKING WATER http://sco.lt/7rpdbN

 

 

          SO YOU WANT TO EAT MEAT? FEEDLOTS vs PASTURES             

                                     http://sco.lt/78Q26r

 

 

- ▶  MEATONOMICS: The huge “externalized” costs the animal food system imposes on taxpayers, animals and the environment http://sco.lt/5zvTyT

 

July 29, 2013 EcoWatch
- ▶  IT'S YOUR MEAT.  IT'S YOUR BODY .....U.S. BILLS AIM TO RESTRICT ANTIBIOTIC ABUSE BY FACTORY FARMS  http://ecowatch.com/2013/restrict-antibotic-abuse-by-factory-farms/

 

June 20, 2013 New York Times
- ▶  USDA APPROVES A LABEL FOR MEAT FROM ANIMALS FED A DIET FREE OF GENE-MODIFIED PRODUCTS http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/21/business/us-approves-a-label-for-meat-from-animals-fed-a-diet-free-of-gene-modified-products.html?_r=0

 

March 20, 2013 - Pew Health Initiatives

- ▶  SHINING A LIGHT ON INDUSTRIAL FARMS ANTIBIOTIC USE - NEARLY 30 MILLION POUNDS OF ANTIBIOTICS WERE SOLD BY BIG PHARMA FOR USE IN FOOD ANIMALS http://www.pewhealth.org/reports-analysis/issue-briefs/washington-food-leaders-urge-sen-murray-to-shine-a-light-on-industrial-farms-antibiotic-use-85899461346

 

 

                          An Image Says A Thousand Words                  

                    FEEDLOT CATTLE http://ow.ly/mEGS1

 

- ▶  4.3 BILLION CONFINED FARM ANIMALS POSE ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS - CAFOs - Environmental News Network http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/44174

 

November 24, 2010 OurWorld 2.0
- ▶  THE SHAME OF CONCENTRATED ANIMAL FEEDLOTS http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/the-shame-of-concentrated-animal-feedlots/

 

CAN MEAT FACTORIES BE SAFE, AT 4000 COWS A DAY, 3000 STEAKS A MINUTE? October 5, 2012: - The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/can-meat-factories-be-safe-at-4000-cows-a-day-3000-steaks-a-minute/article4593690/

 

- ▶  ANTI WHISTLE-BLOWER AG-GAG BILLS AIMED AT KEEPING YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT FACTORY FARMS - AND YOUR FOOD  http://sco.lt/7aFBUv

 

 

                                                 VIDEO

                        by PAUL McCARTNEY  (Former "Beatle")

THE WEBSITE THE MEAT INDUSTRY DOESN'T WANT YOU TO SEE                                        http://www.meat.org/

 

 

February 28, 2013 - Newsstateman

- ▶  MEAT MARKET: THE RISKS OF OUR CORRUPT GLOBAL FOOD CHAIN: http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/culture/2013/02/meat-market-risks-our-corrupt-global-food-chain

 

 

 

- ▶  rBST ARTIFICIAL GROWTH HORMONES:  ALTERING OUR COWS TO ELIMINATE "STENCH" AND PRODUCE MORE MILK, SHORTENING THEIR PRODUCTION LIVES,  BY INJECTING THEM WITH rBST http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Cattle_flatulence_doesnt_stink_with_biotechnology_999.html

 

- ▶  BREAST CANCER FUND - HORMONES PUMPED INTO DAIRY COWS
Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH)/Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBST) . THE GIST: This hormone is injected into dairy cows to increase milk production and is found in milk, ice cream, buttermilk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products. Though research outcomes are mixed, several human studies have linked dairy consumption with increased risk for breast cancer http://www.breastcancerfund.org/clear-science/chemicals-glossary/bovine-growth-hormone.html

 

Stonyfield Farms
- ▶  WHY WE OPPOSE rBST, HORMONES , WHAT YOU CAN DO
A synthetic version of bovine growth hormone, rBST boosts milk production by 10–25%. USDA organic standards strictly forbid its use, and Canada and the EU have banned it. Here’s why we oppose the use of rBST http://www.stonyfield.com/healthy-people/our-yogurt/why-we-oppose-rbst

 

 

April 18, 2013 New York Times
- ▶  REPORT ON U.S. MEAT SOUNDS ALARM ON 'SUPERBUGS' http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/business/report-on-us-meat-sounds-alarm-on-superbugs.html?_r=0

 

 May 9, 2013 OpEd
- ▶  WORSE THAN GERMS - THE CHEMICALS USED TO DISINFECT MEAT AND SEAFOOD http://www.opednews.com/articles/Worse-than-Germs-the-Chem-by-Martha-Rosenberg-130509-976.html

 

May 9, 2013 Huffington Post Green
- ▶  ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA: BIG AG WASHES ITS HANDS OF ANY RESPONSIBILITY http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-gunther/antibioticresistant-bacte_b_3141661.html

 

RISING RESISTANCE:         NEW FILM

 - ▶  EXPLORES SUPERBUG SPREAD AS HEALTH CONCERNS GROW - Lynne Peeples, Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lynne-peeples/antibiotic-resistance-superbugs-factory-farming_b_2767267.html?utm_source=Alert-blogger&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Email%2BNotifications

 

 

- ▶  MORE ON DRUGS IN OUR MEAT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3559829136/the-drug-store-in-american-meat

 

 ▶  THEY EAT WHAT? THE REALITY OF FEED AT ANIMAL FACTORIES | Union of Concerned Scientists http://www.ucsusa.org/food_and_agriculture/our-failing-food-system/industrial-agriculture/they-eat-what-the-reality-of.html

 

▶  FEEDING DEAD ANIMALS TO LIVESTOCK - AS HORSEMEAT HYSTERIA SPREADS, EU OPENS A MAD-COW CAN OF WORKS http://sco.lt/7GrQNV

 

 Reuters, November 25, 2013
- ▶ NEW GERMAN COALITION WOULD SEEK STRICTER LABELING OF GMO-FED MEAT AND FOOD http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/11/25/us-germany-coalition-agriculture-idUKBRE9AO0DW20131125

 

August 8, 2013 Organic Consumers Association
▶  TORTURING ANIMALS WITH MONSANTO'S GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FEED http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_28062.cfm

 

June 27, 2013 Nation of Change

▶  FIRST LONG TERM STUDY RELEASED ON PIGS, CATTLE WHO EAT GMO SOY AND CORN OFFER FRIGHTENING RESULTS http://www.nationofchange.org/first-long-term-study-released-pigs-cattle-who-eat-gmo-soy-and-corn-offers-frightening-results-13723

 

 

                                                     WATCH

VIDEO

- ▶  ***80% OF ALL ANTI-BIOTICS ARE USED ON FACTORY FARM ANIMALS http://www.fixfood.org/fix-antibiotics/

 

 

April 8, 2013 - Wake Up World
- ▶  WHAT REALLY HAPPENS WHEN YOU TAKE ANTIBIOTICS? http://wakeup-world.com/2013/04/08/what-really-happens-when-you-take-antibiotics/

 

March 27, 2013 - New York Times
- ▶  ANTIBIOTICS AND THE MEAT WE EAT http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/opinion/antibiotics-and-the-meat-we-eat.html?_r=0

 

- ▶  ANTIBIOTIC USE IN FARM ANIMALS STILL BROADLY UNADDRESSED DESPITE 'FANFARE' FOR FDA MOVE http://sco.lt/8A4ZdJ

 

- ▶  FEEDING DEAD ANIMALS TO LIVESTOCK - AS HORSEMEAT HYSTERIA SPREADS, EU OPENS A MAD-COW CAN OF WORKS http://sco.lt/7GrQNV

 

 

                                             WATCH

- ▶  HOW WILL HISTORY REMEMBER US?  A WORLD WITHOUT FACTORY FARMS  YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fM6V6lq_p0o&feature=youtu.be

 

 

- ▶  INVITRO BURGERS ANYONE? INSIDE THE COMING MEAT LAB; THE FUTURE OF FOOD http://sco.lt/5RSF8r

 

March 8, 2013 The New Yorker
- ▶  THE MEAT OF THE FUTURE IS AN IMPOSTER http://www.wired.com/business/2013/05/future-meat/

 

- ▶  THE DUMMYING DOWN OF COMMODITY BEEF- BuedelFineMeats http://www.buedelmeatup.com/2013/03/04/beta-agonists-the-dummying-down-of-commodity-beef/

 

- ▶  BEEF'S RAW EDGES - OUR INDUSTRIALIZED FOOD SYSTEM - PART 1  http://sco.lt/5gZpWT

 

 

------------------ INDUSTRIAL PORK FACTORIES ---------------------

                         An Image Says A Thousand Words

                       FACTORY FARM GESTATION CRATES

                                   http://ow.ly/m8yl3

 

March 19, 2013 - Huffington Post

- ▶  WHY EVERYONE SHOULD BE ANGRY ABOUT FACTORY FARMING http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anjali-sareen/factory-farming_b_2904891.html

 

Mother Jones July/August Issue
- ▶  YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT PORK PRODUCERS DO TO PREGNANT PIGS?  http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/06/pregnant-sows-gestation-crates-abuse

 

4 April 2013 Triple Pundit
- ▶  PORK PRODUCERS MUST HAVE 'ROCKS IN THEIR HEADS' TO USE SOW CRATES http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/04/sow-crates/

 

- ▶  BAN FACTORY FARM PIG CRATES IN NEW JERSEY - ForceChange http://forcechange.com/61963/ban-factory-farm-pig-crates-in-new-jersey/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ForceChange+%28ForceChange%29

 

 

- ▶  CAFOs (Confined Animal Feed Operations): THE TRAGEDY OF INDUSTRIAL ANIMAL FACTORIES: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1845482799/cafo-the-tragedy-of-industrial-animal-factories

 

- ▶  THE RISE OF THE 'DESIGNER' FARM ANIMAL  http://action.raw.info/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=119&ea.campaign.id=22518&ea.tracking.id=1174f49c&utm_campaign=raw&utm_source=shared&utm_medium=link

 

         +++++++++++++++"ENVIROPIGS" +++++++++++++++++++

 

Rather Than Find An Alternative to Extreme Factory Farming, The Biotech Industry is altering our animals to keep "more of the same" mega-profit factory farming going, with little regulation, oversight, or labeling for consumers:

 

- ▶  PATENT FOR A PIG:  BIOTECH SCIENTISTS "IMPROVE" TRANSGENIC GMO "ENVIROPIGS" http://sco.lt/7hrnF3

 

- ▶  BLIND, FOOTLESS CHICKENS FOR FUTURE CAFO FACTORY FARMS  http://farmwars.info/?p=7897

 

- ▶  THE RAW TRUTH OF FACTORY FARMING http://www.raw.info/

#GMO

                                                

                                                    VIDEO

- ▶  ***** FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 49 DAYS -  Growth Hormones For Rapid Growth, 'Efficiency' and Fast Profits http://sco.lt/5Za1o1

 

 

   

 

MORE ON CAFOs (Confined Animal Feeding Lots)

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=CAFO

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=factory+farming

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=factory+farms

 


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1. Martha Rosenberg is an investigative health reporter and the author of Born With a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health (Prometheus Books)

2. I can use this to explain what happens to the animals in slaughterhouses

http://ecowatch.com/2013/12/27/crimes-against-nature-food-industry/

^^^ the article i want

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pdjmoo's curator insight, February 5, 2013 11:48 PM

Time we all got off the wheel of blind consumerism and got back to sensible farming and eating.... and stop trying to manipulate nature and our animals for even more and more profit ... do you like eating corporate food, or even know what's in it? how it was produced or where?  Have you any idea of the devastation it is doing to our ecosystems and environment that every living species depends upon for survival?  And What about your health?  Wake-up World Your Life Depends Upon It