I think it has been established conclusively that ALL animals feel pain.
And force feeding is cruel and so is cage raising chickens and confining hogs.
If it wasn't cruel we wouldn't have banned its production.
Have you ever watched geese getting force fed?
so people vote based largely on misinformation, half truths, and memories of watching "Bambi" as children.
I'd rather read a piece by a journo who's not quite so supine.
Interesting article, but I've been there in the real world and actually seen it done the traditional way.