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This Enormous, Deadly Bird Might Have Been Domesticated Before the Chicken

New research suggests the cassowary may have been reared by humans thousands of years earlier.

Dan Nosowitz
The Issue of ‘White Striping’ in Store-Bought Chicken

A new report claims that the vast majority of supermarket chicken is affected by this... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2021
Is It Ethical to Farm Insects for Food?

Scholars and advocates believe that the mass slaughter of insects should be done in the... (more)

Matan Shelomi
October 8, 2021
Rising Temperatures and the Future of Outside Livestock Production

Researchers say farmers will need to adapt in order to protect their animals.

Lindsay Campbell
September 30, 2021
The Unique Struggle of Running a Sheep Dairy in America

There are fewer than 200 sheep dairies in the US. Due to a lack of... (more)

Christine Clark
September 27, 2021
Making the Case for Bugs

One author is on a quest to help people rebug the environments around them.

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 21, 2021
How Can Farmers Coexist With Wolves?

A new study focusing on wolves in Spain offers some insight.

Dan Nosowitz
September 16, 2021
What Does ‘Antibiotic Free’ Mean When it Comes to Food?

Do you know what’s in your food? That’s the question posed to me by Kevin... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 30, 2021
USDA to Reimburse Dairy Producers for Pandemic-Related Losses

This week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack announced significant financial help to dairy producers who have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2021
Smoke From Wildfires Can Impact Dairy Cows’ Milk Production

Wildfires have always been a fact of life in parts of the American West, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2021
Republican Senators Seek to Halt California’s Animal Welfare Rule

In 2018, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 12, otherwise known as the Prevention of Cruelty... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 12, 2021