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Reports/Rapports : What's on Your Plate? The Hidden Costs of Industrial Animal Agriculture in Canada

Source: WSPA.
WSPA has released a report that discusses the impacts of intensive livestock operations (ILO) on health, the environment, animal welfare and rural Canada.

"The viability and liveability of rural communities is put in jeopardy as ILOs proliferate, especially for those families who rely on farming as their chief source of income. ILOs drain money from communities as more tax dollars are needed to address the associated health, environmental, social and traffic problems. In spite of the significant costs ILOs bring to the host community, they are typically taxed at the same rates as the traditional family farmer."

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