Inside Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

February 22, 2011

Let's face it. We're a society that is addicted to meat. Whether we're out at a fast food restaurant, fixing food at home or eating at school, meat shows up in our meals quite often. But many people don't realize where their meat comes from. Our food system has become industrialized. Animals are mistreated, raised to be eaten, with little regard for how they live. A new book by Dan Imhoff, entitled CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories takes a look inside these operations. Below are a few of the photos from the book, as seen on The Huffington Post. For more, see Imhoff's site.

Cows in their feeding pens

Pile of Corn

Pigs inside where they live

Photos via Huffington Post/ GreenRightNow



Samazama's picture

You might want to consider linking to the paperback version at Amazon. It's cheaper and it's in stock.

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Jim's picture

This topic and these pictures make me so sad, I wish people would treat their animals with dignity, even if their final destination is a butcher.