Threats to our food include not only the bacterial contamination we hear about in the media — technologies such as genetic engineering and most practices of the industrial food system also pose serious threats to our health.
- Factory-farm pork production in PA – Hidden-camera video by MercyForAnimals showing cruelty to mother pigs and their young piglets at a Hatfield Quality Meat supplier—’Country View Family Farms’—in Fannettsburg, Pennsylvania. Watch the video. [6.5 min.]
[Warning: graphic footage of cruel treatment.]
by Len Frenkel Raising animals for food requires enormous amounts of food and energy and contributes greatly to global warming. The production of factory-farmed animals is extremely inefficient in providing the food needs of the world’s peoples. More than 70% … more