Turns out that this past month’s Mercy For Animals investigation was not the first time our friends at Willet Dairy have been in the news.
In April of 2008, the Ithaca Times published a lengthy piece about the dairy’s damaging environmental practices. The piece is loaded with all sorts of appalling details about what it’s like to have a factory farm for a neighbor. Like this little chestnut:
I’ve been taking a bath and actually had cow shit pour into the tub.
Lovely. (Thanks, Janet.) Link.