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Leah Garcés

Leah Garcés is the president of Mercy For Animals and author of Grilled: Turning Adversaries into Allies to Change the Chicken Industry. She lives in Decatur, Georgia.

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As Slaughterhouses Shut Down Across the Country, Animals Are at Risk of On Farm Mass Slaughter

Slaughterhouses are clearly a weak link in the food system and pose serious threats to our health, especially during a pandemic. But as plants shut down, we must also consider the fate of the millions of animals who had been scheduled for slaughter.

Leah Garcés ·


COVID-19 Illuminates Our Food System’s Failure to Protect the Most Vulnerable

Addressing these flaws starts with choosing more plant-based foods and pressuring meat producers and regulatory agencies to protect workers and animals.

Leah Garcés ·

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