When you have 305 million chickens on the Eastern Shore, that's a lot of poultry waste polluting the Chesapeake Bay.
Our fast-growing, heavy-breasted birds can't even mate anymore.
Factory farming hurts poultry producers, consumers, and the environment.
The EPA has to stop standing by while factory farming pollutes our airways and watersheds and poisons our communities.
If a Chinese company's bid to acquire Smithfield goes through, consumers and farmers will suffer.
If farms and slaughterhouses are rife with repulsive and sadistic abuses, why should we pass laws to help hide it?
With most samples of several common store-bought meats testing positive for antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," factory farming practices must change.
If you've got questions, ask our friendly staph.