A few fun facts about the environmental impact of Delmarva’s poultry industry, from this 1999 Washington Post article:
Poultry’s Price: The Cost to the Bay
* Perdue, the country’s second-largest chicken producer, trucks millions of gallons of waste a year from its Delaware slaughterhouses into Maryland, where the loads are injected into fields.
* Some . . . → Read More: The Price of Poultry
In a New Year’s Day letter to the editor published in the Daily Times of Salisbury (Md), Eastern Shore Sanctuary co-founder pattrice jones calls for economic diversification of the Delmarva peninsula, which is currently dominated (and despoiled) by the poultry industry:
We need a diversified economy with an agriculture sector divided between production of healthy . . . → Read More: Sanctuary Founder Calls for Delmarva Diversification