These are the places to direct staunch critics of veganism. These resources show the connection between animal agriculture and environmental destruction, animal agriculture and public health threats, animal agriculture and animal abuse. And these sources are not biased for animals rights or veganism:
- “Livestock’s Long Shadow”:
An in-depth report about the environmental impacts of animal agribusiness. The report was published in 2006 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
- “Putting Meat on The Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America”:
A comprehensive, fact-based and balanced examination of key aspects of the farm animal industry published in 2008 by the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production.
- “Environmental Hazards & Health Effects: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)”:
A brief overview of factory farming’s environmental and health threats from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- “How Do CAFOs Impact the Environment?”:
Short article about factory farms that says things like “Failures to properly manage manure and wastewater at CAFOs can negatively impact the environment and public health.” From the US Environmental Protection Agency.