Guest post by Maria Ramos
They beg an important question that we should ask ourselves every time we buy our food: Am I willing to bear the true cost of what factory farms are selling?
About the author
Maria Ramos is a writer interested in comic books, cycling and horror films. Her hobbies include cooking, doodling and finding local shops around the city. She currently lives in Chicago with her two pet turtles, Franklin and Roy. You can follow her on Twitter @MariaRamos1889.
To find out why choosing a vegan diet is one of the healthiest decisions you can make for you and your family's health, visit LiveVegan.org.
To get your Free Vegan Starter Kit, visit VeganKit.com.
To find out if pigs are really as smart as dogs, visit the Humane Society of the United States.
To see a list of vegan/vegetarian celebrities, visit PETA.
To see a list of famous vegans throughout history, visit Wikipedia.
For more information about recent undercover investigations into factory farming, visit Mercy for Animals.
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