photo: Farm Sanctuary
There are myriad reasons why concentrated animal feeding operations (the technical cleaned up newspeak term for factory farms) are bad for the animals, the environment and human health. But without some sort of visual reference to what these farms are like you really don't get the full impact of the horror we have created, just to satisfy our collective taste for animal flesh in a way which is more convenient than having to hunt and kill the animals yourself. While these images are graphic (you've been warned), I actually toned down what I could've shown...
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