Factory farming: the true cost of cheap meat

Factory farming creates vast quantities of seemingly cheap meat, milk and eggs. But it comes as a cost. Animals are treated as commodities and are often raised in intense confinement. Factory farming is highly dependent on large quantities of limited resources such as grain-based feed, water, energy and medication.

In short:

  • Factory farming is dangerous, threatening our health and wellbeing, and the welfare of farm animals
  • Factory farming is unfair, threatening rural livelihoods and exacerbating poverty
  • Factory farming is dirty, threatening the planet and its precious natural resources

Compassion’s Investigation Unit are exposing the true cost of factory farming:

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