Annotated Bibliography On Factory Farming

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Matthew Walsh Professor Parks Enc. 1101 6 Nov. 2014 Annotated Bibliography "Details of slaughterhouses enrage." St. Petersburg Times [St. Petersburg, FL] 29 Apr. 2001: 2D. Florida Newspaper Database. Web. 2 Nov. 2014. The St. Petersburg Times published an article about the inhumane ways that animals are being treated and killed in factory farms. Although there are laws protecting the animals there is no effort to enforce those laws, factory farms continue inhumane practices regularly. Many people are unaware of what really happens at these farms and this article exposes the lies that factory farms are hiding behind. Society has come to a profit at any means necessary and the proper treatment of animals is the last things factory farms will…show more content…
"The Meat of the Matter." E: the Environmental Magazine Jul 2008: 27-33. ProQuest. Web. 2 Nov. 2014. The Environmental Magazine published an article about factory farming, and its impact on the environment and climate changes. While many people go uninformed animals from factory farms are major polluters emitting a large percentage of greenhouse gasses in recent years. The side effects of raising animals in factory farms for food have large impacts on the environment, and public health. With the need for more animal pastures, and grazing land deforestation is occurring globally. To keep a factory farm running the use of fossil fuels to run machinery, and heat barns during the winter months causes even more pollution to the environment. This magazine provides an ample amount of information to prove that factory farming is damaging the environments in many ways, and regulations need to be put in place. "Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses." "Unacceptable" Risks to Public Health, Environment. The Pew Charitable Trusts, 29 Apr. 2008. Web. 02 Nov.…show more content…
With the animals in such close confinement the risk for diseases it’s inevitable for an outbreak to happen in the factory farming industry. The waste these animals produce exceeds the amount landscapes can absorb, and the excess must be disposed which causes environmental problems. The amount of manure produced at factory farm industries globally is three times more than humans. This web page provides the information necessary to prove my topic that more environmental regulations need to be made to protect the environment, and public
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