Negative Effects Of Industrial Farming

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While industrial farming has its many benefits, there are many negative outcomes to this particularly "new" way of farming. Industrial farming is introducing an innovative way of food production through the latest technologies, and as all of this is happening the world we live in is dying, we are dying and these animals are dying. So then how is industrial farming defined? According to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, industrial farming is defined as a farm on which large numbers of livestock are raised indoors in conditions intended to maximize production at minimal cost. This is a big problem, this way of farming is seen all over the world, and some countries are facing the severity of industrial farming worse than others. Industrial or commercial farming places a large amount of pressure on our natural resources, and us as humans. Animals in these factories produce an extreme amount of fecal wastes, which leads in pollution of our air, land, and water. The residents who live in areas where industrial farming takes place have already seen and personally lived through the outcomes of such horrendous form of food production. It is known that industrial farming effects our health, but there is more to this. Residents who live near these kinds of areas face lower property values because of how close they live to these factories and the contamination that has spread into their homes and possibly in their bodies. In addition, the natural cycle of renewal is interrupted when
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