The animal agribusiness industry is killing more than its intended victims

Experts believe that coronavirus originated from China’s wet markets. But COVID-19 isn’t the first viral pandemic we have experienced - swine flu, bird flu, and other zoonotic diseases all emerged from places where animals are confined in squalid, stressful living conditions. These outbreaks came from animal agribusiness.

The NSW Government must recognise that animal agribusiness is the biggest risk for future pandemic disease outbreaks. This pandemic was a wake up call. We must transition away from this cruel and dangerous industry to ensure we avoid the next zoonotic disease outbreak.

We are calling on the NSW Government to support a transition away from animal agribusiness and toward healthy, low-risk plant-based farming.

Instead of propping up animal agribusiness, Government financial assistance should be used to support farmers to transition into healthy, sustainable plant-based farming.

By signing the petition below, you’ll be telling the NSW Government that they must take action to reduce the risk of deadly disease facing our communities by supporting a transition away from animal agribusiness and toward plant-based farming. 

Who's signing

Jake Beetson
Arina Sian
Kylie McCullough
Katrina Ramm
Tina Hollis
Mark Caulfield
Helen Bottger
Simon Ooi
Paula Mandziak
Freja Daniels - Gillen
Robyn McCarthy
christian langmann
Waev Ellison
Debra Sherwood
Trish Haywood
Laureen Ward
Jayne Shilcof
David Furlong
bronwen ackland
Janette Eade
Angel Shrestha
Katharine Innes
Marylene Glover
Ann Janaway
Linda Payler-Kemp
Jenny Jacobi
Karl Augustine
Laura Moss
Alwyn Rubie
Deanne Shepherd
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