Today, animals are more sickly and diseased than they once were.
Animals such as cows can get diseases like E. Coli.
Farmers raise animals to be fatter and larger than they would be naturally.
Agribusiness has made animals healthier and less prone to diseases due to genetic modification.
In the early days of the meat industry, animals were healthier as well as skinnier.
E. Coli can be found not only in meat, but also in fruit products like spinach and apple juice.
Pollution from factories is "toxifying" the air and water.
The food industry uses a lot of petroleum, which uses up a lot of fossil fuels.
Pesticides and chemicals run off into water, which pollutes it.
The meat industry is using up too much land, causing lack of prime agricultural land.
Cows grow fatter, faster.
Cows have shortened lifespans.
Cows suffer from illnesses such as salmonella because their systems can't digest the corn.
Cows get a strain of antibiotic-resistant E. Coli from the corn.
Cows become resistant to antibiotics, so if they get a disease, they cannot be cured.
NAFTA (North American Farmers' Trade Association)
FDA (Food and Drug Association)
IRRI (International Rice Research Institute)
USDA (US Department of Agriculture)
Choice B and D
None of the above. The government relies on policing within the company.
Farmers are allowed to experiment with different types of seeds to report their findings back to the companies.
Farmers are in debt because the food companies force them to upgrade when they don't have the money.
Small farmers are out of business because a few large companies control the industry.
Farmers face pressure to raise animals in enclosed, dark environments that can hold more animals.
None of the above. All of them are effects of agribusiness.