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Saturday, June 28 • 8:45am - 9:30am
Plenary 1 - Averting Farmageddon

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Philip Lymbery’s investigative journey to find the hidden cost of cheap meat exposed him to the devastating impact of factory farming on people, animals and our planet. In his book Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat, Philip concludes that factory farming is one of the most pressing issues of our time. It is responsible for unparalleled food waste and damage to our health and the countryside, and is the biggest cause of animal cruelty on the planet. In this talk, Philip will discuss the solutions to averting Farmageddon.

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Philip Lymbery

Philip Lymbery is Chief Executive of leading international farm animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming, and author of Farmageddon: The true cost of cheap meat, recently published by Bloomsbury. Written with Sunday Times political editor, Isabel Oakeshott. Farmageddon is described as an “unusually punchy and fast-paced” enviro-shocker.  Philip was Compassion’s campaigns director throughout the 1990s, a... Read More →

Saturday June 28, 2014 8:45am - 9:30am