CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation): The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories provides an unprecedented view of concentrated animal feeding. A survey funded by the beef industry found that 64 percent of American consumers are familiar with the term “factory farming.”. The CAFO Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world’s leading experts. It also offers a .

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Refresh and try again. Industrial livestock production is now a leading source of climate-changing emissions, a source of both freshwater and ocean pollution, and a significant contributor to trafedy diseases such as obesity and the spread of foodborne illnesses. The rise of the CAFO industry around the world has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Alexander Provenzano rated it it was amazing Feb 28, If I didn’t already give up meat and dairy before reading this, I would have given it up after finishing it.

The horrors of factory farming are being graphically revealed in this book which made me sad to see all the cruelty that the animals are being submitted too.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I have read many books on factory farming and other animal issues. However, absent as it is of a vegetarian agenda, CAFO may be more palatable to skeptical omnivores.

CAFO – The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lauren rated it it was amazing Jan 25, It is difficult to read as the cruelty to the animals is heartbreaking but it is worth going through the experience. Laura Finfrock rated it liked it Jul 16, The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories is a powerful indictment of modern food production. Inmeat and poultry consumption hit an all-time high of lbs inxustrial person, Erik Marcus notes in another essay.

So many of the critical issues our society faces converge in this topic. I have read all about CAFO before, but pictures speak a lot louder than words. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Featuring more than thirty essays by today’s leading thinkers on food and agriculture, The CAFO Reader is a behind-the-scenes journey into the dismal world of animal factory farming.


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I feel much more educated on the subject now that I know the facts and figures of where factory farming is taking us. With their size it is hard to not see the devastation and pain CAFOs cause. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The CAFO Reader brings the tragic world of industrial food production into sharp focus with essay The Od Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world’s leading experts.

The intensive concentration of animals in such crammed and filthy conditions dependent on antibiotic medicines and steady streams of subsidized industrial feeds poses serious moral and ethical concerns for all of us.

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The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

Write a customer review. This book is a must read for anyone interested in where food comes from and why we must change our ways.

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