5 Shocking Legal Practices Pigs Endure on Factory Farming

Discover 5 legal practices endured by these animals, trapped within farms and slaughterhouses worldwide… Within factory farming, pigs live their lives far from the idyllic farm scenes painted by the meat industry. Instead of open fields, they spend their days in concrete or slatted floor pens, confined indoors. On some farms, thousands of pigs share […]

Beyond Factory Farms: A New Look at the Rights of Animals

Peter Singer has been called one of the most influential — and controversial — philosophers alive today. His pioneering work Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals, which vividly portrayed the harsh conditions for livestock on factory farms, helped spark the animal rights movement. The book, published in 1975, has now been […]

The Life of a Chicken in a Factory Farm

Undercover investigations play a vital role in exposing the cruelty that takes place in hatcheries. Hatcheries are facilities where millions of chickens are hatched every year, often in cramped and unsanitary conditions. These facilities are notorious for their cruel practices, such as the mass culling of male chicks, which are deemed useless by the egg […]

Capturing the Cruelty of Factory Farms

The age-old saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” holds especially true when it comes to the suffering of animals on factory farms. Through haunting images of cramped, filthy living conditions and inhumane treatment, our investigators have captured the stark reality of industrial farming and exposed the pain and agony that animals endure every […]

Everything You Need to Know About Factory Farming

Factory farming refers to a method of breeding and raising farmed animals for food with the goal of maximizing production and minimizing costs. But what does this mean in practice? In this article, you’ll find out everything you need to know about factory farming practices. Factory farms were created based on the assumption that the […]

COVID-19, Factory Farms, and Risking Human Lives

Photo: Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA via AP February 26, 2021. A U.S. House subcommittee is launching an investigation of COVID-19 outbreaks at meatpacking plants, causing the deaths of over 250 employees nationwide. Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis issued a press release which stated: “The Select Subcommittee’s investigation follows […]

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