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Genetic Modification

As a result of modern breeding techniques, today’s chickens and turkeys are chronically sick and immunocompromised, suffering from unnecessary and painful problems with skeletal development, heart and lung function, and obesity.

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Farmed animals today are overwhelmingly genetically uniform, immunocompromised, and crammed together by the tens of thousands—a perfect petri dish for creating pandemics.

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