The factory farming
industry strives to maximise output while minimising costs -- always at the animals' expense.
13) In compiling recommendations on the future of factory farming
, the Executive Director of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production observed in the preface to the report that "[w]e found significant influence by the industry at every turn: in academic research, agriculture policy development, government regulation, and enforcement.
What does it do to our collective character to ignore, dismiss or remain indifferent to the torture of factory farming
because our appetite and convenience depends on keeping the system going?
The charity's Focus On Farm Animals photo competition aims to mark the 40th anniversary of its work to end cruel factory farming
systems across the world.
coli, has been linked to factory farming
near urban areas.
In these countries, "restructuring" poultry production in ways that support small-scale operations requires a 180-degree turn away from intensive, integrated factory farming
and globalized production.
Pope alludes to a significant yet often overlooked cause of environmental degradation in our country: factory farming
Avian influenza, mad cow disease and other emerging diseases that can jump from animals to humans "are symptoms of a larger change taking place in agriculture: the spread of factory farming
," according to a recent report by the Worldwatch Institute.
poses dangers to human health and animal welfare, particularly in developing countries, according to a report out today.
The reality is that as long as they are supported by consumers, factory farming
and commercial fishing will continue to exploit human and nonhuman animals, as well as the environment.
It is time to end factory farming
, before it ends us.
with Peggy the giant pig, distributed thousands of leaflets and waved banners on Saturday to persuade Tesco to change its policy on the factory farming