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Old Oct 24th 2011, 06:17 PM
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Default Re: Pig factory farms

Originally Posted by Donkey View Post
Well the absolute bottom line is that our survival as a species will require us to eat significantly less meat. Whether grown on a nice rolling pasture or in a cell block, it is simply too inefficient to eat at the levels which we (at least in the US!) are accustomed.
I say remove the subsidies and let the market decide. Meat is a luxury and ought to be priced accordingly.

US spends close to $100 billion a year in farm subsidies - most of which goes to the massive agro-corporations that specialize in factory-livestock.
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