Excellent News: Big Companies such as Tyson, Smithfield Foods, McDonald’s etc. commit to ending inhumane treatment of farmed pigs; Bad news: Seaboard Foods and Prestage Farms continue their torture

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In the May/June issue of All Animals the Humane Society announced that “this year, two of the largest pork companies in the U.S. signaled an end to the gestation crate era.” This is wonderful news, not only for pigs but humanity. We are only as decent a people as we do not torture animals that already suffer for us so that we may consume protein. That is: if you love bacon but don’t’ give a rat’s butt how the pig was tormented during its life, then perhaps you are the true pig.