USDA research imposes “a steep cost” on animal welfare

USDA’s Meat Animal Research Center in the Nebraska plains is re-engineering cattle, pigs and sheep “to fit the needs of the 21st Century…animals that produce more offspring, yield more meat and cost less to raise,” says a front-page New York Times story. Is investigation “shows these endeavors have come at a steep cost to the center’s animals,… » Read More

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