(HUMANE FARMING) WASHINGTON — Consumers, pay no attention to the carnage behind the meaty curtain. Recently, legislation has hit a number of states, which could potentially incriminate activists who take undercover pictures of slaughterhouse conditions. Although it’s hardly surprising that the agriculture industry is critical of these activists, the real issues rest with the safety of the public and the humane treatment of livestock. Public access to covert pictures could, at the very least, educate people on what exactly they are eating. Read the article below in order to find out more on the hardships facing the meat industry in relation to public knowledge. — Global Animal
Drawing by Jonathan Rosen
Drawing criticizing the meat industry by Jonathan Rosen. Photo Credit: Rosen

New York Times, Jedediah Purdy

Read the New York Times article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/09/opinion/open-the-slaughterhouses.html?hp&_r=1&