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Helen Barnes -- award for excellence in journalism.
Learned to win now but it was -- just enforcement deserve our commitment to -- Animal factors out of there provides on the looming threat.
Of industrial pig dairy and poultry farms to humans on the environment David.
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While I'm -- I -- -- wage and -- battle -- Charles.
-- waging a boring battle.
-- waging a tedious boring battle and I wished to god along with every other person in this audience that you would shut up about it.
Okay he looked great to have zones -- off until flop -- -- problems are more engine and holistic -- through directional missiles lime some doctors and two outs and so far sort -- -- stronghold on the wrong.
And so for other not.
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From what's gone on Japan to immigration one animal doctor Rosen.
And -- -- about people in every day American communities where these giant animal factory farms had invaded -- areas.
Who stood up and fought against big business and in many ways are winning.
This fight they're working on reforms.
And it looks and all the problems involved with this large scale animal production.
And of course a lot of things I wrote about have sort of come true in the past year including food borne illnesses such as the huge Salmonella outbreak we had last August.
And the fact that these factory farms require so much energy.
Florida pesticides for the fertilizers to grow the feet -- house and heat and and cool these animals plus to transport them to market.
As oil prices go -- -- -- energy prices go up so do food prices and eventually.
It's gonna be cheaper for farmers to just turn their animals back out -- past year like we used to grow our animals.
I interviewed -- facility named Kevin Fulton.
Moves his animals around -- pastor to pastor pastor and then grows vegetables with all the manure that was left behind he doesn't spend a penny.
I'm pesticides or on fertilizers and makes more money that would sort of not -- don't.
Triple who are normal live by the way we reader -- finisher checked and there are or or wanna have a -- -- Nobody used anymore -- also has deals Charles sure current that we want our moral -- have these big things salsa is with them that's home man you could I -- tonight enough problems.
I'd have Sony and immoral and I don't I don't I don't recommend I don't have any recommendation would petitioners should devote to one -- There's a healthier way to do a test from your message -- -- run.
There's a healthier way to grow these down -- and there's a healthier way to to eat these animals.
I've recently joined the parks slope food co -- so when I buy my meat.
Yes to cost more but I know it's grass fed to fight eat hamburger I know the only thing -- Kelly was a blade of grass and it tastes better at a section more nutritious so.
My message is not to stop eating meat we could all probably eat less meat and vegetables and that's where this whole subject.
Of subsidies comes in and the country is trying to figure out how we're gonna cut the budget where -- gonna cut it.
Meanwhile we give away billions and billions of dollars every year to multimillionaire farmers.
With their mega farms and you think for example the Tea Party this -- be their their big issue.
There was a vote in congress recently on cutting subsidies limiting them to 250000 dollars.
For farmers represented -- an hour.
And only lost by 29 votes -- 29 members of congress had moved over and voted for the -- -- the Tea Party.
With 56 members in the caucus 49 of them voted to keep the subsidies -- in the world.
If they truly believe in eliminating wasteful government spending this is a great place to start.
I'll just mention do you know what percentage of federal subsidies go to produce meat and dairy in this country.
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And -- Margaret nearly it was a -- Know what is -- -- if you include although the says he's for corn and soybean supposed to feed the animals.
Are what it's just a hundred dollars.
And I won't ask you with you know -- fruits and vegetables.
But it turns out it's zero point 38%.
So less than a penny on every dollar we spend taxes for subsidies.
Goes to support fruit and vegetable.
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