Animal activists infiltrated a facility on Tuesday used by Iowa Select Farms and proceeded to taunt, harass and videotape their team members, says Jen Sorenson, director of communications for Iowa Select Farms.
While not surprising, it is infuriating to see various animal rights activist organizations attempt to take advantage of public fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic for their own gain, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Although it can be scary to open up an intimate part of your life and livelihood, it is important. Whether you use YouTube videos or farm visits or talk to a shopper, being open about your operation can open minds.
It’s important for all of us in animal agriculture and meat production to make sure we are not adding to the hype of these plant-based products by disparaging them as a food choice, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Sometimes you need to hear it direct from the source, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman of the Animal Agriculture Alliance. Here's a list of outlandish and startling statements from the 2019 Animal Rights National Conference.