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 .

Author: Fautilar Goltigrel
Country: Iraq
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 27 July 2015
Pages: 378
PDF File Size: 11.92 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.43 Mb
ISBN: 286-3-54585-906-2
Downloads: 81460
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tygole

The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories by Daniel Imhoff

It also offers a vision for a food system od leaves behind the horrific 20th century model of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. While many people choose to ignore the problems of factory farming, will be very difficult to close this book without concluding there’s something deeply wrong with our food system. The rise of the CAFO industry around the world has become one of the most pressing issues of our time.

Carole rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Lauren rated it it was amazing Jan 25, Jkrahe rated it liked it Feb 14, Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Along the way, we absorb devastating little tidbits about what this out-of-control industry hath wrought: So many of the critical issues our society faces converge in this fxctories.

Todd rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Just read this book – it will give you the whole picture. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Alexander Provenzano rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Charlotte Border rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Yet already, the Earth is being overwhelmed by food animals that consume massive quantities of energy and resources, whose wastes foul waterways and farmlands, and when eaten excessively, degrade our health.


Nancy Enz Lill rated it it factoreis amazing Dec 05, Ion Camero rated it liked it Jun 02, This is a completely unsustainable model kept going by corporate greed and government turning a blind eye to the excesses and downright criminality of their corporate buddies.

Despite the increasing exposure the CAFO system is receiving, the quantity of meat eaten in the US has been steadily on the rise. I like the irony of the horror of CAFOs being turned into a coffee-table book. I am in no way a environmentalist but I didn’t realise the damage these factory farms cause to the environment so it needs to stop. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

If I didn’t already give up meat and dairy before reading this, I would have given it up after finishing it.

Thank you for shipping it quickly and in excellent condition. It should be required. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

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. This project is a follow-up to the highly successful project Fatal Harvestpublished in These industrial-scale farms produce most animal products consumed in fadtories U.


Industrial livestock production is now a leading source of climate-changing emissions, a source of both freshwater and ocean pollution, and a significant contributor to diet-related diseases such as obesity and the spread of foodborne illnesses. A sickening look at a huge economic and environmental issue that ttragedy usually kept invisible and protected by permissive regulations.

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

The horrors of factory farming are being graphically revealed in this book which made me sad to see all the cruelty traggedy the animals are being submitted too. It also offers a vision for a food system that leaves behind the horrific 20th century model of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

We have all been fed a huge lie just to keep increasing the profits of big agra business at the expense of the planet. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This book is simply essential reading.

Posted in Art