Unformatted text preview: must be detrimental to the health of the consumer. It also talks about genetic improvements. Chickens and hogs have shorter lifespans and there by can “accelerate genetic improvements.” I know there are genetic improvements in vegetables but for some reason genetic improvements in animals freaks me out. Removing animals from natural landscape to industrial “farm” further increases the metabolic rift. The Meat of the Problem It is hard to regulate food intake on the individual level than it is on production. However, it is easier to pull at the moral shoestrings of an individual over a corporation. Yet, people are steering, no pun intended, away from the topic....
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- Spring '09
- Shayna Russell, Agricultu ral intensification