The state's Right to Farm laws protect massive agribusiness at the expense of the community and family farms, the lawsuit argues.
This broad commitment is a striking illustration of society’s contemporary concern for the welfare of animals raised for food.
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Earlier this year, a truck carrying cows to slaughter rolled over. Two animals escaped from the overturned vehicle and made a run for it. One ran for the open doors of a supermarket--it would have seemed like a safe, enclosed space for a terrified animal.
When an animal food product in your grocery store is proudly labeled "USDA Organic," you would think that means the animal had exposure to fresh air, sunshine, and significantly more space to move than on standard non-organic farms. But in reality, the "organic" label provides no clear requirements for either space or outdoor access for most animals.
The authors urge that an Environmental Impact Statement ought to be done on the next US farm bill to provide a full accounting
I reached out to Rokab to get additional insights: "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand
The morning was uneventful; mostly, they waited and chatted. It wasn't a normal day. Animal rights activist Anita Kranjc was appearing in a small-town courthouse facing criminal charges for giving water to a thirsty pig en route to slaughter.
Most people are oblivious to the devastating environmental impacts of meat production on the global environment. Raising farm animals uses vast amounts of resources, including energy, three-quarters of the world's agricultural land, and one-third of our fresh water consumption.