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The Hidden Costs Of CAFOs

Beef cattle factory farm.
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Beef cattle factory farm.

Concentrated animal feed operations (CAFOs) are often credited with being an efficient and cost-effective way of raising animals. "The Food Guys" disagree, pointing to hidden costs such as heavy antibiotic use, a staggering amount of waste produced by CAFOs, and poor treatment of the animals. "The Food Guys" delve into these issues in the first of their two-part series on CAFOs.

(Broadcast: "The Food Guys," 07/19/15. Listen weekly on the radio at 11:50 a.m. Sundays, or via podcast.)