hen and pig factories in the USA

David Kirby talks about CAFOs in the Mid-West USA…
CAFO – Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation is any farming operation with over 1,000 “animal units” ( 1 animal unit = 1 beef cow = 50 young pigs)

The above interview on Democracy Now! was prompted by the largest egg recall ( over half a billion eggs ) in US history after 13,000 people got ill with Salmonella poisoning.

In this edition of Democracy Now! there is also a report on

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