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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Alexander Provenzano rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Gwendolyn Layton rated it really liked it Nov 08, This affordable reader is a companion book to the larger photo-essay volume, CAFO: Published June 1st by Watershed Media first published This is the best book I have read to date on this subject.

The states of Iowa and North Carolina each administer more antibiotics for livestock production than the entire human population of the US uses for medical purposes, editor Daniel Imhoff informs us. Christina rated it liked it Feb 21, These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. It confronts us with the animal equivalent of Abraham Lincoln’s condemnation of human slavery: The CAFO Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world’s leading experts.

The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories. Pages with related products. Lauren rated it it was amazing Jan 25, My eyes have now been opened and I will never turn back from adding my voice and donations to stop this terrible evil of our times.

More a selection of essays than an actual book but does read well as competently set out. Return to Book Page. Get to Know Us. I have large books and am an avid reader, but this book is the biggest size-wise I have ever come across. CAFO collects essays from a variety of voices condemning the factory farm from animal welfare, humanitarian, environmental, and economic perspectives. Ultimately, CAFO offers a compelling vision for a healthier food system: Charlotte Border rated it it was amazing Mar 10, 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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It will also inform and influence the growing public movement of activists, farmers, policy makers, medical professionals, and consumers who are working to make our food healthier for ourselves, for domesticated animals, and the planet.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. English Choose a language for shopping. My only real criticism is that it can ani,al a bit repetitive because it is a compilation of essays from multiple authors. This book is a must read for anyone interested in where food comes from and why we must change our ways. Apr 13, Jody rated it it teh amazing. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Read more Read less.

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

Write a customer review. Inmeat and poultry consumption hit an all-time high of lbs per person, Erik Marcus notes in another essay. So many of the critical issues our society faces converge o this topic.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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. Nancy Enz Lill rated it it was amazing Dec 05, I love the fact that it cites sources well, which is one of my pet peeves with books written for general audiences – they so often do not cite any sources.


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Diana rated it liked it Oct 05, With their size it is hard to not see the devastation and pain CAFOs cause. Aug 12, Julie rated it really liked it. Read reviews that mention factory farming coffee table tragedy of industrial animal factories industrial animal factory farms horrors of factory must read read this book food production reading this book book book essays meat important cafos images powerful cruelty eat.

The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories is a powerful indictment of modern food production. Despite the increasing exposure the CAFO system is receiving, the quantity of meat eaten in the US has been steadily on the rise. It is important to be reminded of our capacity for empathy and our power to relieve certain atrocities via personal choice, when so many world issues seem beyond our influence.

The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

It is a compilation of essays by a whole range of concerned people in many fields. Khadijah rated it really liked it Oct 10, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

I became an advocate for animals when Induustrial clicked on the humane society’s undercover work on an industrial pig farm. We can and certainly must do better.