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Sat Dec 21, 2013, 09:33 AM

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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Sat Dec 21, 2013, 11:54 AM

1. time for the lettuce liberation front to step up and do something!!!! nt

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Sat Dec 21, 2013, 02:35 PM

2. Agree.

We don't even treat our lettuce with that level of disrespect.

Happy Chickens lay Happy Eggs!

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Sat Dec 21, 2013, 10:16 PM

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Sun Dec 22, 2013, 02:53 AM

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.

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