September 17, 2008

A challenge to the Humane Society of the United States

Feedstuffs' Sally Schuff penned a great column on the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), an organization whose leadership is concerned as much about promoting veganism and vegetarianism as it is the humane treatment of animals. HSUS is not your neighborhood humane society that cares for stray pets. She challenges HUSU to understand animal agriculture.

Here's a sample from Sally:

What HSUS always misses, is that the size of the operation is not the issue. What matters is management.

People manage animals; they manage animal health and well-being, environmental remediation, public health concerns and community acceptance. The excellence of an animal operation is governed by how good the people are — not how big the operation is.

You can read the full article here.

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