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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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It is incredibly interesting and hard to put down, does not over-do the emotionalism which is inherent in such a subject, while laying out all the facts in a very well researched and complete way. This one is easy on a person by person scale.

Return to Book Page. As the photos and essays in this powerful book demonstrate, the rise of the CAFO industry around the world has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Over 50 billion food animals are raised and slaughtered every year not including massive quantities of farmed fish.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. It is difficult to read as the cruelty to the animals is heartbreaking but it is worth going through the experience.

The pollution of acres of land and waterways adjacent thereto. Nancy Enz Lill rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Kay rated it it was amazing Nov 12, It also offers a vision for a food system that leaves behind the horrific 20th century model of Concentrated Animal Animak Operations.

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Although I “knew” factory farming was bad I was both afraid of seeing the images and unaware of how terrible faactories really is. Sold by BooksBridge and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.

CAFO – The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

Stephani Ray rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Most of the authors explicitly support the raising of animals for food as long as it is done in a more natural, humane fashion. Watershed Media; 1 edition June 1, Language: I would greatly recommend this book, not just to read, but to really look at, because the pictures are louder than the words.

CAFO is an important contribution to the literature on food and factory farming. Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food. Please try again later.

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Want to Read saving…. Aug 12, Julie rated it really liked it. Along the way, we absorb devastating little tidbits about what this out-of-control industry hath wrought: It is a compilation of essays by a whole range of concerned people in many fields.

Becca rated it really liked it May 24, Books by Daniel Imhoff. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. This affordable reader is a companion book to the larger photo-essay volume, CAFO: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Charlotte Border rated it it was amazing Mar 10, I thank everyone who contributed to this wonderful book.

Showing of 33 reviews. I have read all about CAFO before, but pictures speak a lot louder than words. This is the best book I have read to date on this subject. Industrial livestock production is now a leading source of climate-changing emissions, a source of both freshwater and ocean pollution, and a significant contributor to diet-related diseases such as obesity and the spread of foodborne illnesses.


Yet already, the Earth is yragedy overwhelmed by food animals that consume massive quantities of energy and resources, whose wastes foul waterways and farmlands, and when eaten excessively, degrade our health. Robert Allen rated it really liked it Aug 15, CAFO collects essays from a variety of voices condemning the factory farm from animal welfare, indkstrial, environmental, and induwtrial perspectives.

The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

It should be taught in the classroom. If present trends continue, meat production is predicted to double between the turn of the 21st century and Just read this book – it will give you the whole picture. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

It confronts us with the animal equivalent of Abraham Lincoln’s condemnation of human slavery: This project is a follow-up to the highly successful project Fatal Harvestpublished in Does really make ineustrial think about your food choices and buying cheap meat.

I became an advocate for animals when I clicked on the humane society’s undercover work factoried an industrial pig farm. Induatrial who viewed this item also viewed.