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May 20, 2020 - E&E News

Livestock welfare: 'It doesn't sound humane, and it's not'

Livestock welfare: 'It doesn't sound humane, and it's not'
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The COVID-19 pandemic is drawing new attention to what life is like for farm animals in their final days.

With a food supply system that can't easily handle meatpacking plant closures, American agriculture has been faced with the unpleasant reality that hundreds of thousands of hogs and chickens can neither go to market nor be kept indefinitely on farms.

The crisis also provides a platform for groups opposed to animal agriculture and meat consumption, such as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which says on its website, "Animal agriculture is cruel, unsustainable, and bad for the environment, and people should make the shift to vegan eating."

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