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Outlawing exposés of factory farm horrors


Big Ag has a big problem – but it's come up with a neat solution.

The problem is that the meat, eggs, and dairy that are marketed to us as "wholesome" foodstuffs by such giants as Tyson, Smithfield, and Borden are actually produced in mammoth, mega-messy, monstrous factory farms. Known by the baleful industrial acronym, CAFO, these Confined Animal Feeding Operations amount to animal concentration camps.

They cram thousands of cows, pigs, chickens, and other pastoral creatures into torturously-tiny cages enclosed in metal, prison-like buildings. The animals never see the light of day, they're routinely dosed with antibiotic...