Josh Balk, director
of food policy at the Humane Society of the United States, writes an
excellent piece in “The Christian Science Monitor” explaining why
treating animals with compassion makes sense, of course, from an
ethical perspective and also from an economic perspective. Balk
highlights the new changes taking place thanks to consumers who have
the power to influence corporations by voting with their wallets,
and also recognizes that we still have much to improve.
Humane Animal Treatment Makes Good Business Sense.
Although the only way to make sure God’s animals are treated
humanely is by allowing them to live their lives free from human
exploitation and therefore not raising them for food, any step in
the right direction is a good step.
Every person has to eat and
every time we purchase food we vote for compassion or cruelty. When
we choose to support companies that don’t abuse or kill God’s
animals unnecessarily we are voting for those beliefs and values we
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