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Is the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act Really Humane?
Despite its name, the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act provides very little regulation around the treatment of animals on factory farms.
Apr 28, 2022
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Chicken Antibiotics: Why Are Chickens Given Antibiotics?
A variety of antibiotics are routinely given to chickens on factory farms, which can disastrous results for humans.
Apr 27, 2022
What Does Effective Altruism Lead Us to Believe About Factory Farming?
Factory farming is a prime issue for Effective Altruists because of the amount of suffering and the feasibility of reducing it.
Apr 21, 2022
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Ocean Dead Zones: What Are They and Can Dead Zones Recover?
Agriculture and industrial emissions can lead to algal blooms, which reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water and kills marine animals.
Apr 19, 2022
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The Inhumane Psychological Treatment of Factory Farmed Animals
The confinement and poor living conditions of animals on factory farms not only causes physical harm, but psychological suffering as well.
Apr 14, 2022
Egg Farms: How Are Laying Hens Raised on Egg Farms?
Often thought to be free from cruelty, farming chickens for eggs causes immense suffering.
Apr 12, 2022
Food Apartheid and the Relation to Factory Farming
Racial disparity in access to fresh healthy food is still a serious issue in the United States.
Apr 07, 2022
What Are Food Deserts and Why Do They Exist?
Food deserts are geographical areas with limited access to healthy food, and often an abundance of processed unhealthy food.
Apr 05, 2022
Where Does the Meat in Pet Food Come From?
The production of meat in pet food has many harmful effects, luckily there are healthy plant-based alternatives.
Mar 31, 2022
What Is Free-Range Chicken and What Does Free-Range Really Mean?
The term "free-range" can be deceptive, as it gives little indication for the quality of life for chickens on factory farms.
Mar 29, 2022
Exploitation and Trafficking in the Commercial Fishing Industry
Commercial fishing not only causes an immense amount of harm to animals and the environment, but also humans.
Mar 24, 2022
Is Soy Bad for You? What Are the Potential Health Benefits of Soy?
Despite the stigma around the consumption of soy, it can be part of a healthy diet and provide many benefits.
Mar 22, 2022