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Starbucks’ Relationship with Factory Farming
Starbucks is the largest coffee shop chain in the world; where do they get their milk and dairy?
Sep 08, 2022
Meat Money: How the Meat and Dairy Industry Fund Scientific Research
Many studies affirming the health claims animal products are actually funded by the industry.
Jun 23, 2022
What Are the Laws That Protect Animals and Their Rights?
There are few animals that protect animals from cruelty, and even fewer for farmed animals like cows, chickens, and pigs.
May 31, 2022
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
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
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
It’s Time That We Factor Out Factory Farming
Better regulation is needed to combat monopolies of animal agriculture and their impact on people, animals, and the planet.
Mar 17, 2022
A Look Into India’s Poultry Industry

With a country as spatially large and demographically diverse as India, it would be reductive to attempt to understand its culture or its relationship with animals and animal meats through a single perspective.…

Mar 10, 2022
How Does Corn Farming Work and Is It Bad for the Environment?

If the United States had a vanity license plate, it could easily be, “CORN FED.” Corn is in pretty much every aisle of your nearest grocery store.…

Mar 01, 2022
When Did Factory Farming Start and Why Does It Still Exist?
Most people in the U.S. have never visited a farm, seen a cow face to face, petted a pig, or held a chicken. This distance from the production of our food helps to foster belief among the public that animals on farms are cage-free, graze in meadows surrounded by their offspring, and are farmed sustainably. The reality for the vast majority of animals on farms is much bleaker.
Jan 11, 2022
Intensive Agriculture: Characteristics, Examples, and Why Is It Bad?

Though the term intensive agriculture elicits images of vast tracts of land, monoculture, pesticides, and barns filled with thousands of animals hardly able to stand, this is not how the practice started.…

Dec 14, 2021
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