Food is now largely produced by huge corporate, industrialized farms hundreds or thousands of miles away from consumers. As our relationship to food dramatically changes, faith traditions are speaking up.
How could New Square Meats, which is itself affiliated with the Skver Hasidim, so obviously flout not only the religious dietary laws that they are supposed to be adhering to, but government regulations as well?
When uninsured Wal-Mart workers get sick, American taxpayers foot the bill. They pay for coverage through Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor. That's what the Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, banks on.