Russian chicken ban more bad news for...

Russian chicken ban more bad news for US producers

There are 1 comment on the story from Aug 29, 2008, titled Russian chicken ban more bad news for US producers. In it, reports that:

The nation's chicken producers faced more bad news Thursday as Russia said that 19 U.S. poultry producers will be barred from exporting their products there, a move that would deprive them access to a key ...

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Saint Paul, MN

#1 Aug 29, 2008
Meat factories in the US are notorious for inhumane treatmeat of animals and the Russian inspectors saw this. That they were even allowed into the factories (and that's a literal translation of what used to be 'farms that raised animals') is surprising since these major corporations won't allow anyone else to see how horrible the conditions are for the creatures that eventually end up on our plates. In tightly packed cages from birth, no sunlight, fecal matter as flooring, antibiotics pumped into them to keep them healthy instead of good food - it all comes back to those who eat the meat. And we wonder why our stomachs often hurt afterwards or why there's recalls. More transparency in how our food is produced in this country can only be good not just for humans but for the animals we consume also.

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