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As Recommended at the 2010 ICJPE Conference:
Warning: The raising of your food may cause the following: Swine flu, Mad Cow Disease, MRSA, Asthma, E-Coli, Pollution, Animal CrueltyOe
Animal Factory by David Kirby.
At last we are waking up to the facts. We have Fast Food Nation, The Omnivore's Dilemma, Meet Your Meat, Food, Inc., Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution and now Animal Factory among some of the great books, films and series to thank for enlightening us on the true provenance of our food.
Swine flu. MRSA. Unusual concentrations of cancer and other diseases. Massive fish kills from algal blooms and flesh-eating parasites. Recalls of meats, vegetables, and fruits because of deadly E-coli bacteria contamination. Recent public health crises raise urgent questions about how our animal-derived food is raised and brought to market. In Animal Factory, bestselling investigative journalist David Kirby exposes the powerful business and political interests behind large-scale factory farms, and tracks the far-reaching fallout that can contaminate our air, land, and water supply.
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