View Single Post
Old Oct 26th 2011, 09:30 AM
dilettante's Avatar
dilettante dilettante is offline
Resident Historian
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 3,082
Default Re: Pig factory farms

Originally Posted by Michael View Post
I doubt the effect on US consumers would be that large since the whole principle of US agro-subsidies has nothing to do with subsidizing consumer prices and everything to do with subsidizing large-scale production (for mass export).
I have trouble seeing how those two could be separate (i.e. large-scale production generally lowers price-per-unit). But I'll await a thread on the topic to ask further questions.
kyrie eleison
Reply With Quote