animal welfare





5/1/2016
For the uninitiated, slaughtering animals is a repulsive thought. Our forebears thought nothing of it — and neither would people today if we were not so alienated from our own food production. But this is not to say that we should be unfeeling about our animals. Humane treatment is a moral imperative, and also ensures meat quality: Stressing animals at slaughter time compromises the meat in numerous ways — even making it inedible.
3/16/2016
An ethical hunter makes a point to explain what hunting is to those who have never done it.
7/20/2011
The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers agreed to work together to pass federal legislation for better treatment for the country’s egg-laying hens. While the slightly larger, furnished cages are an improvement for chickens in industrial egg production, you can support animal welfare and get more nutritious eggs by buying pastured eggs from local farmers or raising chickens yourself.
5/15/2009
In the event of a disaster, what would happen to your pet?
5/1/2009
H1N1, or swine flu, didn't have to be the epidemic it is today. Are factory farms to blame?




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