The Environment in Focus
People don’t always think about the environmental impact of the food they eat -- and specifically, the water pollution created by the meat processing industry.More than 8 billion chickens are slaughtered every year in the U.S., along with 100 million hogs, and 30 million beef cattle. These animals are processed in more than 5,000 meat processing plants, large and small.
The Environment in Focus
Investigation Finds 75 Percent of Large Slaughterhouses Violate Water Pollution Limits
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