Factory farming and industrial animal slaughter

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Updated February 20, 2003

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  • Read the blockbuster book Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry by Gail Eisnitz. 
  • Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser (2001) also exposes the meat industry.
  • Animal Factories (1990) by Jim Mason and Peter Singer is a layperson's guide to how most meat is produced in the U.S.

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