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Meat Processing

Farm To Fork Across America: Bridging the Local Meat Gap in Reno, Part II

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 10.18.2014 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

The thought of visiting Wolf Pack Meats conjured up vivid childhood memories. My father, a veterinarian and my grandfather, proprietor of a California slaughter house and meatpacking plant, exposed me to the inner workings of both ends of life's spectrum at an early age.

Plant Behind Massive Recall Bought Diseased Cows For Processing

CNN | Posted 05.02.2014 | Green

Earlier this year, a dusty little slaughterhouse in Northern California was ground zero for one of the biggest meat recalls in years. Rancho Feeding C...

Dave Jamieson

Poultry Giant Settles Suit Over Toxic Gas

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

Meat processor Tyson Foods has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over allegations that the company violated safety regulations at ...

A Day With a Traditional Old-Styled Butcher (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

As owner of Heritage Meats, an artisan butcher shop that specializes in organic, locally grown and sustainable meat products and services, Tracy Smaciarz can also tell a lot about a particular animal by visiting them at the farm.

Teacher Attacked By Steer At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.16.2012 | Education

Bill Kucic, a teacher at the Pioneer Career and Technology Center in Shelby, Ohio, was rushed to the hospital by helicopter after he was attacked by a...

How The Meat Industry Turned Abuse Into A Business Model

Mother Jones | Tom Philpott | Posted 08.30.2011 | Home

As a long-time student of the meat industry, I read Ted Genoways' extraordinary article on conditions at the "head table" of a factory-scale pig-proce...

The Good Slaughter: A Proud Meat Cutter Shows His Processing Floor

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"My hope is that my children will have the same passion for this as I do..." Meet Larry Althiser, the owner and head meat cutter for Larry's Custom M...

Building Artisan Slaughterhouses to Feed the Demand for Grass-fed Meat (Part 1)

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Chris Harmon, the Executive Director of CADE, The Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship in New York State. CADE is a non-profit ...

If A Meat Processing Plant Made A Music Video

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

If a meat processing plant made a music video it might look something like this. Filmed at Lorentz Meats in Cannon Falls Minnesota and featuring the ...