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Atrocities at Pig Farms

Marc Bekoff, author, former Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, writes about the inherent, systematic, legal, egregious abuse in factory farms. He mentiones a recent undercover investigation at the Harling farm, in Norfolk, UK, where undercover investigators took 200 hours of footage showing despicable acts of cruelty to pigs. Bekoff clearly states that this farm is not an exception but instead a typical factory farm and that "No one has to eat bacon, pork, or sausage."

Please visit Makin' Bacon: Unspeakable and Grisly Abuse in a Pig Farm:
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions/201202/makin-bacon-unspeakable-and-grisly-abuse-pig-farm

 
Sadly, the abuse at Harling farm happens all across the globe in factory farms. When God's animals are commodified and treated as mere objects, we are clearly harming them and harming ourselves in the process. Unless we realize that our acts toward all sentient beings have consequences, we won't be able to have peace, love and joy in our hearts.
 
Note: On Feb 28th I mentioned an article about in-vitro meat (First In-Vitro Hamburger to be Produced this Year) and in my comments I implied this meat would be expensive and therefore not available to most people. However, thanks to a couple of sustaining members, I became more informed and learned that cultured meat might indeed end up being not only sustainable but affordable as well.

Here’s a TED video about this issue: Gabor Forbacs: In vitro meat - it's what's for dinner!
http://blog.tedmed.com/?tag=in-vitro-meat 

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