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inhumane treatment. The sometimes squalid conditions of animals, though only part of the problem, has consequences to human health. But it's the inhumanity that gets to me. I shop almost exclusively at an organic market and let them know I'm more concerned to find products certified for humane handling than for being organic. (For years I erroneously assumed organic farmers automatically held themselves to a higher standard. Not all do.) I hope the demand for such certification continues to increase.
http://www.hfa.org/
http://www.certifiedhumane.org/

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir