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  • According to the USDA, the majority of the nation's non-organic meat, dairy and eggs are now produced on massive factory farms, euphemistically called Confined Animal Feeding Operations CAFOs.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy has said that these factory farms - known as Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOS) - produce 15 to 25 times as much manure as all the people in the state - between 25 and 50 billion gallons a year.

    Postbulletin.com Local News

  • I also found myself drawn to Bruce's mixed-media piece "Confined," a three-dimensional work consisting of rolled newspapers coated in resin and bound in twine, mounted against a glossy yellow background smeared with red.

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  • Retail stores like WFM and wholesale distributors like UNFI have failed to educate their customers about the qualitative difference between natural and certified organic, conveniently glossing over the fact that nearly all of the processed "natural" foods and products they sell contain GMOs, or else come from a "natural" supply chain where animals are force-fed GMO grains in factory farms or Confined Animal Feeding Operations CAFOs.

    Ronnie Cummins: The Organic Elite Surrenders To Monsanto: What Now?

  • Confined to a wheelchair while he recuperates, Whiteside, dripping with cheerful venom, commandeers the house, aided by his able secretary Maggie Amy Landon, who handles his bombast with ease.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Chinglish, The Man Who Came To Dinner

  • Confined to a townhouse in the Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca, and watched by armed guards as a condition of his bail, he can leave only for certain types of appointments, for instance with lawyers or doctors.

    Strauss-Kahn, Under Arrest, in Legal Limbo

  • Interpersed with curious biographical anecdotes relating to the life and public character of Henry Marten, one of the judges of King Charles I: Confined twenty years in this castle:

    Letter 245

  • Confined most of their lives for crimes they did not commit, should they be saddled with law enforcement's job -- to track down the actual killers?

    David Protess: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

  • “Confined spaces and crowds,” says another student.

    Bovine Intervention

  • Confined to bed in his living room, he sees the walls around him begin to collapse, the windows come loose from their sashes, and the ceiling plaster fall off in great chunks, showering him with a lifetime of debris: newspaper clippings, old photographs, wool jackets, rusty tools, and the mangled brass works of antique clocks.

    Tinkers: Summary and book reviews of Tinkers by Paul Harding.

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