Thursday, August 12, 2010

Move to Limit Factory Farming Gains Momentum

The New York Times reports on a deal in Ohio that will curb some of the worst practices in factory farming, such as battery cages for egg-laying chickens, veal crates for calves, and gestation crates for pregnant pigs.  The article briefly references the less-sweeping restrictions that were adopted in Florida.  The article also features several quotes by Wayne Pacelle, the chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States.

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