Author: K. Michael

COVID-19, Factory Farms, and Risking Human Lives

February 26, 2021. A U.S. House subcommittee is launching an investigation of COVID-19 outbreaks at meatpacking plants, causing the deaths of over 250 employees nationwide. Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis issued a press release which stated: “The Select Subcommittee’s investigation follows reports that nearly 54,000 workers at […]

Pandemics, Consumption of Animals, and Ag-Gag Laws

Thanks to the National Review for publishing China’s Wet Markets, America’s Factory Farming by Matthew Scully – a powerful, thought-provoking piece on the consumption of animals as a source of COVID-19 and other pandemics. According to the CDC, it is estimated that 3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in humans come […]