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"Exposing Abuse on the Factory Farm"
The Editorial Board; The New York Times
August 8, 2015  
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/09/opinion/sunday/exposing-abuse-on-the-factory-farm.html?_r=0

Market share of factory farms:  
https://www.aspca.org/animal-cruelty/factory-farms
https://farmforward.com/ending-factory-farming/

Steven McMullen quote:
"Is Capitalism to Blame? Animal Lives in the Marketplace"
Journal of Animal Ethics, Fall 2015, Volume 5, Number 2

Gene Baur quote:
"Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food" 
Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2008

Farm animals slaughtered per minute:
http://www.adaptt.org/killcounter.html

Animal lives saved by adopting a vegan diet:
http://www.amazon.com/Ninety-Five-Meeting-Americas-Animals-Photographs/dp/0972838759/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1459195671&sr=1-1&keywords=Ninety-Five%3A+Meeting
http://www.countinganimals.com/how-many-animals-does-a-vegetarian-save/

"Fear Factories: The case for compassionate conservatism — for animals"
Matthew Scully; The American Conservative. May 23, 2005
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/fear-factories/

Charles Krauthammer quote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/free-willy/2015/05/07/4d1a82f2-f4f2-11e4-b2f3-af5479e6bbdd_story.html

"Ninety-Five: Meeting America's Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs"
No Voice Unheard
http://blog.farmusa.org/tag/marilee-geyer/
http://www.amazon.com/Ninety-Five-Meeting-Americas-Animals-Photographs/dp/0972838759/ref=sr_1_1s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1459195671&sr=1-1&keywords=Ninety-Five%3A+Meeting

"Factory Farms"
ASPCA
https://www.aspca.org/animal-cruelty/factory-farms

"Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history"
The Guardian
https://www.theguardian/books/2015/sep/25/industrial-farming-one-worst-crimes-history-ethical-question

"Why Vegan"
Vegan Outreach
http://www.veganoutreach.org/whyvegan/WhyVegan.pdf

Images of CAFOs
http://bit.ly/ImagesOfCAFOs


Pigs

Martha Stewart quote:
http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/martha-stewart-urges-new-jersey-to-end-cruelty-to-pigs

Ryan Gosling quote:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/a-tiny-cage-is-not-a-life/article13117337/

Martha Stewart open letter to New Jersey legislature:
http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/legislation/martha-stewart-letter-nj.pdf

“An HSUS Report: Welfare Issues with Gestation Crates for Pregnant Sows”
The Humane Society of the United States; February 2013
www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/farm/HSUS-Report-on-Gestation-Crates-for-Pregnant-Sows.pdf

“Your pig almost certainly came from a factory farm, no matter what anyone tells you”
The Washington Post; Matthew Prescott, July 15, 2014
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/07/15/your-pig-almost-certainly-came-from-a-factory-farm-no-matter-what-anyone-tells-you/

“You Won’t Believe What Pork Producers Do to Pregnant Pigs”
Mother Jones; Tom Philpott, June 17, 2013
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/06/pregnant-sows-gestation-crates-abuse

“Scientists and Experts on Gestation Crates and Sow Welfare”
The Humane Society of the United States; October 2012
http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/farm/HSUS-Synopsis-of-Expert-Opinions-on-Gestation-Crates-and-Sow-Welfare.pdf

"Sustainable pork farming is real”
Salon.com
http://bit.ly/PorkFarming

“Iowa father, son die from manure pit fumes”
The Des Moines Register; Grant Rodgers and Donnelle Eller, July 30, 2015
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2015/07/28/iowa-father-son-die-manure-pit-fumes/30809037/

"Veterinary Report on Gestation Crates”
Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA); April 2013
http://www.hsvma.org/assets/pdfs/hsvma_veterinary_report_gestation_crates.pdf

“Tales of Pig Intelligence, Factory Farming And Humane Bacon”
NPR, May 5, 2015
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2015/05/05/402584436/tales-of-pig-intelligence-factory-farming-and-humane-bacon

Pig Exploitation - Gestation Crates
All-Creatures.org
all-creatures.org/anex/pig-gest-10

"Why Vegan"
Vegan Outreach
http://www.veganoutreach.org/whyvegan/WhyVegan.pdf


Chickens

“USDA plan to speed up poultry-processing lines could increase risk of bird abuse”
The Washington Post, October 29, 2013; Kimberly Kindy
www.washingtonpost.com/politics/usda-plan-to-speed-up-poultry-processing-lines-could-increase-risk-of-bird-abuse/2013/10/29/aeeffe1e-3b2e-11e3-b6a9-da62c264f40e_story.html

Humane Methods of Slaughter Act
United States Department of Agriculture
https://awic.nal.usda.gov/government-and-professional-resources/federal-laws/humane-methods-slaughter-act

“To Kill a Chicken”
The New York Times, March 14, 2015; Nicholas Kristof
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/15/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-to-kill-a-chicken.html?_r=0

“A Closer Look at Animals on Factory Farms”
ASPCA
https://www.aspca.org/animal-cruelty/factory-farms/animals-factory-farms

“Factory Farm Welfare: Chickens”
MSPCA-Angell
https://www.mspca.org/animal_protection/farm-animal-welfare-chickens/

“Why We Haven’t Seen Inside a Broiler Chicken Factory Farm in a Decade”
Food Safety News, January 24, 2013; Leah Garces
http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/01/why-we-havent-seen-inside-a-broiler-chicken-factory-farm-in-a-decade/#.VnGt_3tANVo

“Abusing Chickens We Eat”
The New York Times, December 4, 2014; Nicholas Kristof
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/04/opinion/nicholas-kristof-abusing-chickens-we-eat.html?_r=0

“The Chicken Industry: Broiler Chickens”
PETA
http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/factory-farming/chickens/chicken-industry/

“Scientists and Experts on Battery Cages and Laying Hen Welfare”
The Humane Society of the United States
http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/farm/HSUS-Synopsis-of-Expert-Opinions-on-Battery-Cages-and-Hen-Welfare.pdf


Cattle

“Farm Animal Welfare: Cows”
MSPCA-Angell
https://www.mspca.org/animal_protection/farm-animal-welfare-cows/

“A Closer Look at Animals on Factory Farms”
ASPCA
https://www.aspca.org/animal-cruelty/factory-farms/animals-factory-farms

“Factory Farm Nation: 2015 Edition”
Food & Water Watch
http://www.factoryfarmmap.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/FoodandWaterWatchFactoryFarmFinalReportNationMay2015.pdf

“The Changing Landscape of U.S. Milk Production”
United States Department of Agriculture, June 2002
Don P. Blayney
http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/488847/sb978_1_.pdf

“Cows Used for Dairy; Cows Used for Meat"
Farm Sanctuary
http://www.farmsanctuary.org/learn/factory-farming/dairy/

“Farm Animal Statistics: Slaughter Totals”
Humane Society of the United States
http://www.humanesociety.org/news/resources/research/stats_slaughter_totals.html

“Cows Used for Food”
PETA
http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/factory-farming/cows/

“Livestock Slaughter Annual Summary”
National Agriculture Statistics Service, United States Department of Agriculture
https://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1097

“Veal Crates: Unnecessary and cruel”
The Humane Society of the United States, February 22, 2013
http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/confinement_farm/facts/veal.html

“Writings in the College of Natural Sciences”
University of Massachusetts Amherst
https://blogs.umass.edu/natsci397a-eross/veal-calves/

“Veal Farmers Adopt More Humane Methods”
The New York Times, August 12, 2014
Ben Paynter
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/13/dining/veal-farmers-adopt-more-humane-methods.html?_r=0

“Veal Crates and Plastic Hutches”
https://rantingsfromavirtualsoapbox.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/veal-crates-and-plastic-hutches/

“Model Laws: Cruel Confinement of Calves Raised for Veal”
Animal Law Resource Center
http://www.animallaw.com/Model-Law-Veal-Crates.cf




Sentience and Suffering

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
http://woodstocksanctuary.org/factory-farmed-animals/pigs/


FAQ's

“The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories”
Daniel Imhoff, Pages 63-65
http://www.amazon.com/CAFO-Reader-Industrial-Factories-Contemporary/dp/0970950055/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1454359291&sr=1-1&keywords=the+cafo+reader

“CAFOs Uncovered: The Untold Costs of Confined Animal Feeding Operations”
Union of Concerned Scientists
http://bit.ly/CAFOsUncovered

"Animals Used for Free-Range and Organic Meat"
PETA
http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/organic-free-range-meat/

"The Story of An Egg: What Cage-Free, Free-Range Actually Mean"
PBS Online Film Festival, 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ITxuSnDEEg

"How to Decipher Egg Carton Labels"
Humane Society of the United States
http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/confinement_farm/facts/guide_egg_labels.html

"Think You Know ‘Free-Range’ and ‘Cage Free’ Chicken? Think Again"
One Green Planet
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/think-you-know-free-range-and-cage-free-chicken-think-again/

"What Does Organic Free-Range Chicken Mean?"
http://homeguides.sfgate.com/organic-freerange-chicken-mean-79296.html

"shame v. guilt"
Brené Browne, January 14, 2013
http://brenebrown.com/2013/01/14/2013114shame-v-guilt-html/


From Farm to Factory

"A reflection on the lasting legacy of 1970s USDA Secretary Earl Butz”
Tom Philpott; Grist, February 8, 2008
http://grist.org/article/the-butz-stops-here/

“The CAFO Reader; The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories”
Edited by Daniel Imhoff
Foundation for Deep Ecology; 2010
http://www.amazon.com/The-CAFO-Reader-Industrial-Contemporary/dp/0970950055

“Animal Feeding Operations”
United States Department of Agriculture
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/plantsanimals/livestock/afo/

“Is Capitalism to Blame? Animal Lives in the Marketplace”
Steven McMullen
Journal of Animal Ethics, Fall 2015, Volume 5, Number 2

"Fear Factories: The case for compassionate conservatism — for animals"
Matthew Scully
The American Conservative. May 23, 2005
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/fear-factories/

Images of CAFOs
http://bit.ly/ImagesOfCAFOs

"The USDA's Sustainable Food Champion Steps Down"
Tom Philpott; Mother Jones, March 18, 2013
http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/03/usdas-sustainable-food-champion-steps-down


Your Health

“Health & Environmental Implications of U.S. Meat Consumption & Production”
Johns Hopkins / Bloomberg School of Public Health
https://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/johns-hopkins-center-for-a-livable-future/projects/meatless_monday/resources/meat_consumption.html

“Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat”
Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/meatless-meals/art-20048193

“Meat Consumption and Cancer Risk”
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
http://www.pcrm.org/health/cancer-resources/diet-cancer/facts/meat-consumption-and-cancer-risk

“Risk in Red Meat?
National Institutes of Health; Harrison Wein, Ph.D.
http://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/risk-red-meat

"Optimal diet — what the experts say"
Good Food Project
http://goodfoodproject.net/home/resources/what-the-experts-say/quotes/

“Meat Consumption and Cancer Risk”
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
http://www.pcrm.org/health/cancer-resources/diet-cancer/facts/meat-consumption-and-cancer-risk

“The risks of not going meatless”
Donald Hensrud, M.D.
Mayo Clinic Health Letter
http://bit.ly/RisksOfNotGoingMeatless

“Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life”
Neal Barnard, M.D.
Harmony
http://www.amazon.com/Food-Life-Four-Groups-Save/dp/0517882019

“10 Reasons To Stop Eating Red Meat”
Prevention
http://www.prevention.com/food/healthy-eating-tips/10-reasons-to-stop-eating-red-meat

“Plant-Based Diet for Heart Health”
WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/plant-based-diet-for-heart-health

“Risk in Red Meat?
National Institutes of Health; Dr. An Pan, Harrison Wein, Ph.D.
http://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/risk-red-meat

“Health & Environmental Implications of U.S. Meat Consumption & Production”
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/johns-hopkins-center-for-a-livable-future/projects/meatless_monday/resources/meat_consumption.html

“Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/pdf/ar-threats-2013-508.pdf

 

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