A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms

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A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms

Postby m0rl0ck » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:31 am

From the description at hulu.com: "A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms" exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production.

If you are eating factory farm raised meat, you need to see this.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/193726/a-rive ... tory-farms
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Re: A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms

Postby Paññāsikhara » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:56 am

Unfortunately, the clip can only be accessed in the US, apparently.
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Re: A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms

Postby m0rl0ck » Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:00 am

Paññāsikhara wrote:Unfortunately, the clip can only be accessed in the US, apparently.


Yah sorry about that, i did look for a non US source but couldnt find one. If i run into one i will post it here. If you can get it thru a US proxy, its worth the effort if you are interested in the subject matter.
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Re: A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms

Postby Hanzze » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:39 pm

sorry if it is not the same movie...
Just that! *smile*
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BUT! it is important to become a real Buddhist first. Like Punna did: Punna Sutta Nate sante baram sokham _()_
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Re: A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms

Postby timmbuktwo » Fri Nov 19, 2010 3:02 am

Great video, sheds yet even more light on the fiasco of the meat eating populace. Not only in production, not only in growing bigger-faster, but also in their shite.
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