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Lessons from the Salmonella Outbreak

Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof, highlights the terrible deficiencies and inherent cruelty of the egg industry. The recent salmonella outbreak prompted a lot of people to take a look at what we almost never see (or want to see): food production. Egg laying hens, in industrial facilities, are overcrowded in filthy environments that are very conducive to salmonella, compared to small family farms where hens are raised cage-free.

To read the full article please search online for Cleaning the Henhouse

The salmonella outbreak is only one more reason to leave eggs off of our plates. Compassion toward God's hens should be another, and maybe our most important one as stewards of God's Creation.

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