Monday, February 4, 2013
My grandfather used to raise pigs at home (in Taiwan), and I'd play with them;
My dad used to ship/export Taiwanese pigs to Hong Kong via small boats; it was a difficult business;
Now Taiwan is considering letting factory-farmed, hormone-boosted US pork enter its domestic market.
something doesn't feel right... and I feel bad.
(The sketch is inspired by an independent Taiwanese farmer who still insists on raising healthy pigs. If you live in Taiwan, you can support Green Farmers here: http://www.greenff.com.tw/?m1=goods&gmid=38)