Posts Tagged ‘CAFO’

Considering the True Costs of Raising Pigs (video)

Considering the True Costs of Raising Pigs (video)

Sometimes, lower prices at the supermarket come at a higher cost to society that many of us fail to realize.

Pig Farming Matters

Pig Farming Matters

I learned that over 90 percent of pigs in raised in confinement were continually administered antibiotics in their daily water or feed.

Factory Farms: Animal Welfare, No Legal Protections 2 (video)

Factory Farms: Animal Welfare, No Legal Protections 2 (video)

In part 2, Kathy Hessler, Director of the Animal Law Clinic at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland (Oregon), discusses some of the important work that is being done to try and address the problems associated with factory farms. According to Hessler, this effort involves a large coalition of folks from different states, as […]

Factory Farms: Animal Welfare, No Legal Protections (video)

Factory Farms: Animal Welfare, No Legal Protections (video)

The director of the Animal Law Clinic at Lewis and Clark Law School, discusses the animal welfare laws pertaining to factory farms.

Slow Food USA Invites You to Take the $5 Challenge

Slow Food USA Invites You to Take the $5 Challenge

Many of us may have succumbed over the years to fast food – it’s cheap and it’s, well, fast! But there are alternatives…