CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation): The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories provides an unprecedented view of concentrated animal feeding. A survey funded by the beef industry found that 64 percent of American consumers are familiar with the term “factory farming.”. The CAFO Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world’s leading experts. It also offers a .

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In addition to the cruelty aspect this book lays out the incredible environmental cost of industrial agriculture, and gives extremely viable alternatives. The demise of the small farming community. As the photos and essays in this powerful book demonstrate, the rise of the CAFO industry around the world has become one of the most pressing issues of our time.

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I thank everyone who contributed to this wonderful book. The CAFO Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world’s leading experts. See and discover other items: Laura Finfrock rated it liked it Jul 16, Raising public awareness of money being king over the well being of our race and the husbandry of animals is always very important and this book does it well.

Grazing and growing feed for livestock now occupy 70 percent of all agricultural land and 30 percent of the ice-free terrestrial surface of the planet. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The pollution of acres of land and waterways adjacent thereto. Khadijah rated it really liked it Oct 10, Write a customer review. CAFO is an important contribution to the literature on food and factory farming.


The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

One person found this helpful. This project is a follow-up to the highly successful project Fatal Harvestpublished in Lauren rated it it was amazing Jan 25, In the factory farm, an animal is not a living creature, but rather a piece of biological machinery.

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Todd trageddy it it was amazing Jul 05, It’s one thing to read about factory farms, it’s quite another to see a mile of battery cages or a manure lagoon laid out in color in a large-scale oversize book.

Thomas Driscoll rated it really liked it Jul 30, Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Sold by BooksBridge and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. These industrial-scale farms produce most animal products consumed in the U. Becca rated it really liked it May 24, Ion Camero rated it liked it Jun 02, Apr 13, Jody rated it it was amazing.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it factoies, trade it in, give it a second life. The CAFO Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world’s leading experts.

The horrors of factory farming are trgedy graphically revealed in this book which made cfo sad to see all the cruelty that the animals are being submitted too. If present trends continue, meat production is predicted to double between the turn of the 21st century and With their size it is hard to not see the devastation and pain CAFOs cause.


Explore the Home Gift Guide. It also offers a compelling vision for a tragdy animal food system: This affordable reader is a companion book to the larger photo-essay volume, CAFO: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food.

It is tragfdy supported by an extensive outreach campaign with events around the country. Does really make you think about your food choices and buying cheap meat.

I have read many books on factory farming and other animal issues. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Lf. The CAFO Reader brings the tragic world of industrial food production into sharp focus with essays on every facet of factory farming: It is difficult to read as the cruelty to the animals is heartbreaking but it is worth going through the experience. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

CAFO – The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories :: The Book, Introduction

The only quibble I have with this book is that a rather garish “STOP factory farms” icon appears on the back cover. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. So many of the critical issues our society faces converge in this topic. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.