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Hog Wild: Factory Farms Are Poisoning Iowa's Drinking Water


Animals  (tags: environment, animals, health, cruelty, animaladvocates, slaughter, protection )

Cal
- 306 days ago - onearth.org
Millions of pigs are crammed into overcrowded barns all across the state, being fattened for slaughter while breeding superbugs--all to feed China's growing appetite for Spam.



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Kamia T. (82)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:27 pm
I hate to say it, but of all the edible animals, hogs are essentially the 'clean-up' crew, designed to rummage through manure and just about anything else. Consequently, it's no surprise that many cultures refuse to eat them, and that they have the capacity to introduce all sorts of Superbugs into the supply chain. If China was the spam, let them raise the hogs there. It's ridiculous to allow our land to be polluted, and then use the fuel to ship things 10,000 miles away!
 

Terry King (109)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:52 pm
Factory farming is a crime against nature!
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:09 pm
This should NOT come as a surprise to anyone! Cramming animals into tiny areas means very concentrated excrement which WILL find its way into water supplies.
 

Philip Heinlein (472)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:40 pm
this is an industry that clearly needs more regulation. it's time to get serious about pollution from hog operations.
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:10 pm
Factory farming simply needs to stop--it's outta control. Thx Cal
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 11:21 pm
Noted.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 1:37 am
This industry needs more effective controls put on it.Factory farming is cruel and polluting practice.
 

Cristina M. (132)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 2:08 am
I really don;t understand how people keep eating meat. It's horribly cruel for the animals, it's devastating for the environment and is bad for the body. What else do people need to go vegan?
 

Sylvie A. (139)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 3:29 am
Cette industrie a besoin de gens qui vérifient la qualité des soins donnés aux animaux, à tout le moins. Quant à moi, cette industrie devrait être abolie, tout simplement.
 

Tanya W. (55)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 4:19 am
Noted and was hoping to sign petition.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 8:03 am
Poor animals, being fatten up to be killed, how sad.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (550)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 8:21 am
Noted
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 3:44 pm
Noted & posted
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (174)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 5:28 pm
NOTED & SHARED ON FB.
 
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