Make YOUR Voice Count
We are all busy but there are simple, quick positive actions YOU can take to make a difference to your health and the environment.
There's an old saying that "If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything" ... and that's never more true than today, where greedy corporates and unscrupulous practices are rife, particularly in the food industry and harming our environment. We urge you to take a few minutes ... and take one positive action today to make YOUR voice count.
“Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed that's all who ever have.” - Margaret Mead
Every year in Australia 488 million chickens endure brutally short and undeniably cruel lives inside factory farms. Animals Australia's investigation video shows baby birds suffering from heart disease, lameness, thirst, starvation and trampling inside a shed packed with over 40,000 birds.An investigation into one of Australia's largest chicken meat producers that supplies major retail outlets has revealed routine and shocking animal abuse.
It's easy to forget in the bright lights of the supermarket that each and every 'cage egg' has taken the average battery hen around 30 stressful hours of intense confinement to produce.
Rather than addressing widespread legalised animal cruelty in the chicken industry, many chicken brands have attempted to dupe consumers instead. Acting on the concerns of Animals Australia and Lawyers for Animals, the Barristers Animal Welfare Panel provided information that has now enabled the ACCC to mount a case against leading chicken brands for making seriously misleading claims.
Even though factory farms are well hidden from the public, there are three simple ways that everyone can help shut down these cruel facilities forever. Here's how...