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Mark Bittman calls for end of 'assembly-line meat factories'

Here’s something interesting I saw recently in The New York Times magazine which I wanted to share with y’all!

Posted : 8 July 2009

By Mark Bittman, The New York Times

Global demand for meat has multiplied in recent years, encouraged by growing affluence and nourished by the proliferation of huge, confined animal feeding operations. These assembly-line meat factories consume enormous amounts of energy, pollute water supplies, generate significant greenhouse gases and require ever-increasing amounts of corn, soy and other grains, a dependency that has led to the destruction of vast swaths of the world’s tropical rain forests…

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