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The Real Cost of Cheap Animal Products

Americans have never spent less on food before. In fact, Americans spent last year 9.5 percent of his or her disposable income on food, a lower percentage than in any country in the world. However, this "cheap" food is turning to be way more expensive than we thought. For starters, factory farms, where most animal products come from, have caused devastation in the environment by polluting water, air and soil, aside from wasting enormous resources. Our health has also steadily deteriorated since factory farms became the norm. Meat is laden with hormones and antibiotics, and bacterial contamination is not uncommon. Moreover, factory farms cause unimaginable suffering and fear to farmed animals, most of it unknown by the consumer.

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The extent of damage caused by the animal agriculture industry is of tremendous consequences for the whole planet and its inhabitants. As stewards of God's Creation there should be no room for us to support an industry that causes misery to all of God's Creation: humans, animals and the environment.

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