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California Factory Farms Are No Chicken Shangri-La

By Wenonah Hauter

I wrote my book Foodopoly to take on the handful of companies that control most of the food we eat and also profit from factory farms. Poultry, dairy and eggs are produced in an industrialized system that values profit and “economic efficiency” over food safety, animal welfare or fairness for farmers. So, it was with a critical eye that I read the recent New York Times article about how good factory-farmed hens in California have it easier because their cages are slightly more roomy than chickens raised in factory farms in other states.

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Source: Huffington Post Green