The Myth of Harmlessness: The Rotten Truth About the Egg Industry

In the piece I wrote last month about the dairy industry, I described how when I went vegetarian as a 15-year-old for reasons of compassion, I thought that cutting out meat was all I needed to do to remove my support of the food industry’s brutal treatment of animals. For 13 years, I labored under the mistaken belief that obtaining an animal’s flesh was the only cruelty…



Marla Rose is a Chicago-area writer and co-founder of and

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