Meat Producers Ignore Pleas For Reform

by Rachel Baker on October 28, 2013

An evaluation of the impacts of animal agriculture regulations highlights a politically influenced resistance to change in better regulating the industry’s environmental and health practices.

Five years ago, a excoriated the animal agriculture industry’s practices and laid out a road map for how it could do better. But in the years since, the problems are just as bad — and maybe even worse.

That’s the conclusion of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. This week, the center scolded the industry again with a review of how it has fared in the years since the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production released its original report.

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