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There Is Nothing Gentle or Gradual About Building a New 25,000 Unit Mega Pig Farm

(1) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 1:50 PM

A recent National Pig Association (NPA) press release (3rd May 2013) calls for a 'gentle and gradual renewal' of the British pig industry, and suggests that this should be done with indoor intensive methods. There is nothing either gentle or gradual in the current application (which...

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Horsegate Will Run and Run

(16) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 6:00 PM

The 'horsegate' story is set to run and run.

It gives me no pleasure to say 'told you so' but I've argued for years that the industrialisation of agriculture, in order to get the cheapest food, results in ever lower quality standards.

Instead governments and consumers should have supported smaller...

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Chilean Riot Police Attack Protestors Demonstrating Against Food Giant

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2012 | 10:04 AM

Tracy Worcester, founder of Farms Not Factories and producer of the film Pig Business which exposes the dangers of intensive pig farming, has just returned from filming in Chile. Her visit corresponded to the brutal suppression of a local protest against a mega factory farm.

In Freirina, a...

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Resistance to Factory Pig Farming Gathers Steam

(26) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 10:02 PM

This week my film Pig Business will have its U.S. premiere on Capitol Hill. As the film's director, I believe this story comes to the United States at a very timely moment -- as unionized workers and other citizens are showing their determination to fight back...

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