The Vegan Solution

November 30, 2009

Thanksgiving: The Truth Regarding Free-Range Turkeys

Filed under: ethical,welfare — by Angel Flinn @ 10:44 pm
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Since the definitions for the ‘free-range’ label are deliberately vague and hundreds of millions of turkeys are considered nothing more than economic commodities to both owners and regulators, regulating the conditions for animals in any meaningful way is impossible. In order to obtain approval for the ‘free-range’ label, poultry producers must only provide the USDA with a brief description of the conditions for their birds, and their claims are very rarely verified by inspections.

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