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Meat Production

An Unlikely Pair: Silicon Valley and Tofurkey

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green

Even though meat production is expected to double by 2050, an unlikely bunch is now investing in the tofurkeys, tofus and other meat substitutes of th...

Hack Meat

Danielle Gould | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Danielle Gould

If you care about how your food is produced and where it comes from, there's cause for celebration. We've succeeded in convincing a growing sector of the population that food matters.

What China Should Learn From America's Hot Dogs

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 06.07.2013 | Green
Fedele Bauccio

The industrialization of the American meat system has inarguably resulted in cheap hot dogs. But at what price? China should think hard about the consequences that will likely flow from adopting the U.S. factory farming model.

A Chicken Leaping Into Every Pot

Ken White | Posted 07.30.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

There's nothing unusual about dumb TV commercials but I am especially annoyed by a recent spot which brings us a combined message from Foster Farms and the American Humane Association.

Trader Joe's Employees in the Dark About Their Meat

Jean Halloran | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Jean Halloran

Consumers Union is urging Trader Joe's to lead the way to ending antibiotic overuse in livestock by ending the sale of meat raised with these drugs in its stores. Selling meat raised on antibiotics goes against its reputation and confuses its customers and even its staff.

No Meat For TWO WEEKS?

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

* Furloughs would temporarily shut US meat plants * Food aid to 600,000 mothers, infants in peril * USDA would close for...

Vegetarian Like Me: Meatless Milestone

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 02.13.2013 | Food
Hilary Sheinbaum

Perhaps the unpleasant memory of making a meaty meal had faded from my mind, or maybe I missed having more options on my menu. Either way, it was a personal decision to give up meat and an entirely new one when I reintroduced it to my diet.

Global Meat Production And Consumption Slows Down

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.24.2012 | Food

A new report from the Worldwatch Institute reveals that although worldwide meat production and consumption are still on the rise, drought and disease ...

Can You Eat Meat and Still Say You Support the Environment? A Q&A With Rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Chris Elam

Can You Eat Meat and Still Say You Support the Environment? (Q&A)

UN To Examine Meat-Climate Link Amid Claims Of Exaggeration

BBC | Richard Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UN specialists are to look again at the contribution of meat production to climate change, after claims that an earlier report exaggerated the link....

Rabbit Farms (VIDEO): The Newest Trend In Urban Farming?

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Are we in the midst of a rabbit revolution? Rabbit farming is increasingly being viewed as an economically logical meat choice. Good touted the sustai...

Ezra Klein: Just Say No to Antibacterial Burgers

washingtonpost.com | Ezra Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When you give antibiotics to animals meant to become food, however, you're ensuring that antibiotics end up in the food in low but constant doses. Tha...

14 Sickened In Colorado With Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Burgers, With a Side of Flame Retardants

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here's the latest: In Colorado, 14 people have fallen ill from hamburger meat tainted with antibiotic-resistent salmonella, the Boulder newspaper Dail...