Sat Dec 21, 2013, 09:33 AM
polly7 (11,404 posts)
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By the Food Industry
AlterNet / By Martha Rosenberg
While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.
December 19, 2013
The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—"forget it's an animal" says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward animals, workers and the environment at the same time it harms humans who eat the products. Factory farming even damages the economy thanks to meat-related obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, and greedy, short-sighted land-use policies.
While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, some practices like breeding animals into mutant-like parodies of their original species and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.
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Sun Dec 22, 2013, 02:53 AM
dougolat (508 posts)
4. The most amazing aspect of factory farming:
People who don't mind eating mistreated and tortured animals somehow expect the perpetrators to treat THEM with care, concern, and respect.
Guess again, folks.