Zoonotic Diseases and Factory Farming
COVID-19 has shone new light on the issues surrounding the treatment of animals in factory farms. This panel will discuss three similar, yet distinct, issues within factory farming during the pandemic: conditions within factory farms and industrial slaughterhouses, “depopulation” methods, and government subsidies.
This presentation was part of the 2021 Animal Law Symposium.
- Food & Environment Reporting Network: Mapping Covid-19 outbreaks in the food system
- AVMA Guidelines for the Depopulation of Animals
- AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals
- Learn more about farmed animals
- Farm Systems Reform Act
- Oregon Mega-Dairy Moratorium
- Lawsuit Challenges New NEPA Regulations that Shield CAFOs from Environmental Review
- Protecting Pigs from Cruel High-Speed Slaughter
- Christine Ball-Blakely PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) – Zoonotic Diseases & Factory Farming
- Galina Hale PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) – Zoonotic Diseases & Factory Farming
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