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Eating Eggs is Eating Cruelty

Creature Talk

Egg laying hens are arguably the most abused animals on today’s factory farms. They are subjected to toxic fumes from the pools of waste that lie beneath them, and they are roughly handled by factory workers.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Even “factory” agriculture has its limits. As nutritionists have repeatedly pointed out, the government can no longer even produce a “food pyramid” that makes any sense for fear of irritating some agricultural special-interest group. If we cannot separate government from economic special-interest groups, then we will continue down the same path we are on. if they see a mistreated dog, and shudder to see a wounded deer in the road. To the Editor: Your Feb.