The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories (Paperback)

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The CAFO Reader is possibly the most powerful indictment of factory farming ever compiled, with essays from 30 of the world's leading experts. It also offers a vision for a food system that leaves behind the horrific 20th century model of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

The CAFO Reader brings the tragic world of industrial food production into sharp focus with essays on every facet of factory farming: health, environment, animal welfare, labor, politics, economics, and so on. This affordable reader is a companion book to the larger photo-essay volume, CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories. It is sure to become a relied-upon resource for activists, food policy makers, academics, the media and the general public for many years. This project is a follow-up to the highly successful project Fatal Harvest, published in 2002. It is being supported by an extensive outreach campaign with events around the country.

About the Author


Daniel Imhoff is the editor of "The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories" and the photo-format companion volume, "CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation): The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories". He is a writer and independent publisher whose many books include "Food Fight", "Farming with the Wild", "Paper or Plastic", "Building with Vision", and "Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature". He lives in Northern California.

Daniel Imhoff is the editor of "The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories" and the photo-format companion volume, "CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation): The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories". He is a writer and independent publisher whose many books include "Food Fight", "Farming with the Wild", "Paper or Plastic", "Building with Vision", and "Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature". He lives in Northern California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780970950055
ISBN-10: 0970950055
Publisher: Watershed Media
Publication Date: June 2010
Pages: 462
Language: English