Photo Gallery: Industrial Pig Farming in Germany
Foto: Henner Rosenkranz/ DER SPIEGEL
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Photo Gallery: Industrial Pig Farming in Germany

Factory Farming The True Price of a Pork Chop

Germany slaughters 58 million pigs a year and has built an efficient meat industry second only to the US in pork exports. Its optimized breeding, feeding and killing system churns out wondrously cheap cutlets -- but at a hidden cost to the environment and our health.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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