Edana Brown

Edana Brown is a director of the Canadian
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Solutions for inhumane slaughterhouse practices

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Solutions for inhumane slaughterhouse practices

The XL Foods E. coli outbreak in the fall of 2012 was a vivid reminder for many Canadians of the reality and risks of industrial slaughter. Accompanying the daily news updates on the outbreak — in total, there were 18 confirmed cases — were glimpses into the scope and speed of modern slaughter plants. XL […]

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The (animal) costs of transport

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
The (animal) costs of transport

At some point in their lives, virtually all farmed animals are transported. The duration and conditions of transport have a major impact on animal well-being and are especially hard on certain species. Pigs are prone to motion sickness and heatstroke, in part because they don’t sweat. Chickens, meanwhile, are stacked on trucks in such a […]

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The hard lives of animals on Canada’s factory farms

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
The hard lives of animals on Canada’s factory farms

Concentrated feeding animal operations — more commonly referred to as factory farms — first began to appear around the 1920s. Industrialization was speeding up everything from transportation to communication, while, at the same time, medical discoveries such as insulin and penicillin were dramatically improving the quality of human and animal health. Farmers realized they could […]

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