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Chickenizing farms & food : how industrial meat production endangers workers, animals, and consumers

by Silbergeld, Ellen K. (Author)

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"Over the past century, new farming methods, feed additives, and social and economic structures have radically transformed agriculture around the globe, often at the expense of human health. In Chickenizing Farms and Food, Ellen K. Silbergeld reveals the unsafe world of chickenization - big agricult... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Can we talk about agriculture?
  • Confinement, concentration, and integration: what is industrial agriculture?
  • It all started in Delmarva
  • The "chickenization" of the world
  • The coming of the drugs
  • When you look at a screen, do you see lattices or holes?
  • Antimicrobial resistance: how agriculture ended the antimicrobial era
  • Collateral damage: taking and putting
  • Have a cup of coffee and pray
  • Food safety: redesigning products or consumers?
  • Can we feed the world?
  • A path forward, not backward.
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