Photo: Michael Moss/The New York Times
The New York Times Editorial Board weighed in on Michael Moss's article, which I wrote about in my January 20th post. Their editorial, "Farming Science, Without the Conscience" appears in today's paper and begins:
You don’t have to be a vegan to be repulsed by an account in The Times revealing the moral depths to which the federal government — working as a handmaiden to industrial agriculture — has sunk in pursuit of cheaper meat and fatter corporate profits. The article by Michael Moss, examines the little-known U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, financed by American taxpayers, which employs the sophisticated tools and scientific expertise of modern animal management — apparently without a conscience. The details Mr. Moss’s article exposes are sickening...
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