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Agribusiness lies about welfare of pregnant pigs

When I read the letter in the Saturday edition of The Sun "Pregnant pigs treated humanely" (Sept. 22), I had to laugh out loud when I read the name of the person who wrote the letter. Rick Berman is a well-known hired gun who uses front groups, such as "Center for Consumer Freedom," to defend his corporate clients in Washington, D.C. The "veterinarians" Mr. Berman describes in his letter claiming the policy of confining pregnant sows in cages so small that they cannot turn around and can barely stand up for their entire life is in fact humane are the same veterinarians who are on the huge agribusiness payroll. These agribusinesses, such as Cargill, Inc.,...

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