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Pork Production

Antibiotic Use In Meat Is Soaring

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.21.2015 | Business

BLT sandwiches may need to add an A to the acronym -- for antibiotics. Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in the a...

Brazil Adds Its Might to the Movement to End Gestation Crates

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Brazil struck a body blow to inhumane sow gestation crates this week with two major announcements. Under the agreements, pork producers will be provided with training to facilitate their successful transition to more humane group housing systems.

Resistance to Factory Pig Farming Gathers Steam

Tracy Worcester | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy Worcester

Between 2005 and 2009, I made Pig Business by tracking US pork giant Smithfield Foods, Inc. as it swept into Poland and took advantage of cheap labor, poorly enforced environmental laws, and a government fragile in its post-communist years.

How Pork Rinds Are Made (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In case you haven't gotten enough behind-the-scenes industrial food production footage from Food, Inc., we've got a video for you. Highlights include ...