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  • Feb

Factory-Farming Cruelty Hurts Fish Too

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Two fish-farm managers have been charged with cruelty to animals after thousands of fish were found dead at a Scottish salmon farm. Authorities and the SPCA are investigating what appears to be a case of chemical poisoning. Unfortunately, cruelty is common on fish farms.

To increase their bottom line, fish farmers cram as many fish as possible into extremely small enclosures. Injuries, parasitic infestations, and diseases are common. To keep the fish from dying in these horrible conditions, farmers lace their food with powerful chemicals and antibiotics, which … Read more.