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Cow Farm: What Is It and Why Are Cow Farms Bad?
Cow farming has risen sharply in the industrialized world, creating an immense number of issues for the environment, human health, and animals.
Nov 09, 2021
Factory Farming: What Is It, and Why Is It Bad for Animals?

Imagine spending your entire life behind bars in a space not much bigger than your body. This is the stark reality for billions of animals who are imprisoned in factory farms around the world. As we will see, this broken system of food production has devastating consequences, not just for farmed animals, but also for people and the planet. …

Nov 02, 2021
The Wicked Truths Behind Costco’s $4.99 Rotisserie Chicken
Costco’s rotisserie chicken has become a kitchen staple for millions of families around the United States.
Sep 08, 2021
A Look into China's Pork Industry
In 2020 alone, the consumption of pork in China was more than six times US consumption. Contrary to the U.S.’s affinity for beef and dairy, the primary meat of production and consumption in China is pork, accounting for two-thirds of China’s total meat output.
Sep 01, 2021
What are Livestock Transition Programs?
With the right guidance and financial assistance, farmers can transition their livestock operation to produce healthy and sustainable plant-based food.
May 19, 2021
"Got Milk?" A Closer Look at Dairy Checkoff Programs
The Got Milk advertising campaign is a well-known example of a checkoff program, pushing the public to consume animal products.
Apr 28, 2021
Factory Farming Basics
Old MacDonald’s farm has morphed into giant concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), where tens of thousands of animals may be packed into poorly ventilated, windowless sheds hidden from public view.
Mar 31, 2021
What It's Like to Work at a Sausage Factory
FFAC intern Johari Weaver tells the story of her summer working at a sausage factory.
Mar 11, 2021
Why Your Salad Costs More than a Burger: The Truth About Government Subsidization of the Meat & Dairy Industries
Ever wonder why fresh fruit and vegetables are so expensive, when a fast food cheeseburger can cost as little as $1?
Jan 20, 2021
Understanding the Effects of Factory Farming
FFAC intern Sanjula Panday discusses some of the impacts of factory farming on animals and public health.
May 13, 2020
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