In every society where incomes have risen, the appetite for meat, milk, eggs, and seafood has generated an enormous growth in animal protein consumption. Today some 3 billion people are moving up the food chain.
Beef Products Inc took its best shot at making up for its silence during weeks of public lashing over what has been dubbed “pink slime,” an additive in ground beef made through a high-tech process that BPI invented.
A first-ever report of such findings, documenting trace levels of Bt protein (Cry1Ab) measured in a majority of (30) pregnant and (39) non-pregnant Canadian women tested, could indicate a serious health
Report after report has illustrated the direct connection between beef cattle ranching and deforestation in Brazil, and now there's some progress on reigning in the tree-felling. As Mongabay reports the world's largest beef company, JBS-Friboi, has
This should come as no great surprise to anyone who's been around the environmental block a couple times, but the new stats on the carbon footprint of beef from Brazil are pretty stunning: A new study being highlighted by Mongabay shows that because of
If you don't subscribe to the print version of Mother Jones you may have missed what seems to be a really sort of creepy story about how the US beef industry is not so subtly waging war against sustainable and slow
Despite small but significant signs that the country wants to move in a different direction, factory farms across the country are growing at an unprecedented rate—not in number, but in size. An analysis
Walmart announced the next steps it will take toward sustainability today, with a series of changes focused on increasing local produce in its stores and improving relationships with small- and medium-size farmers.