Flies, Maggots, Rats, and Lots of Poop…


Flies, Maggots, Rats, and Lots of Poop: What Big Ag Doesn’t Want You To See

                        

Mercy for Animals executive director Nathan Runkle, inside an egg facility in 2009. Mercy for Animals/Flickr

What’s it like inside a factory farm? If the livestock and meat industries have their way, what little view we have inside the walls of these animal-reviewing facilities may soon be obscure. For the second year in a row, the industry is backing bills in various statehouses that would criminalize undercover investigations of livestock farms. The Humane Society of the US, one of the animal-welfare groups most adept at conducting such hidden-camera operations, counts active „ag gag“ bills in no fewer than nine states. Many of them are based on a model conjured by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC),  a corporate-funded group that generates industry-friendly legislation language for state legislatures, Associated Press reports. … Please, read article with MoJo! …

 

 

Tom Philpott

Food and Ag BloggerTom Philpott is the food and ag blogger for Mother Jones.

 

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