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China Lifts Ban on American Poultry

The Trump administration announced Thursday that China is lifting its ban on American chicken and... (more)

Alex Robinson
The Ecological Cost of Mosquito Net Fishing

Unable to afford fishing nets, fishermen in poor countries have been using anti-malaria mosquito nets... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 13, 2019
Animal Rights Group Hopes to Turn Poultry Farmers into Plant Growers

Leah Garcés used to hate poultry farmers. The animal rights activist, who opposes factory farming,... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 12, 2019
New York’s Scallop Season Is a Disaster

Scallop season in the Northeast opened this past week, with fishermen in New York and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 8, 2019
Meet the Sustainable Poultry Company Taking On Big Ag

Cooks Venture’s goal is a lofty one: Change a monolithic industry and help reverse climate... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
November 3, 2019
New York City to Ban Foie Gras

New Yorkers will have to say au revoir to foie gras come 2022. This week,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 1, 2019
Chinese Regulations Are Pushing American Pork Producers to Remove Feed Additives

This week, Tyson Fresh Meats (a subsidiary of Tyson Foods) announced that the company will... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 24, 2019
New California Law Will Let Drivers Eat Roadkill

If you live in California, you could soon be allowed to take your roadkill home... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 22, 2019
Survivors: Rescued From Cockfighting

Cockfighting is a blood sport that continues underground in parts of the US despite being... (more)

Carol Sahley
October 21, 2019
Small Organic Dairy Farmers Push to Close Certification Loophole

Ben and Chelsy Mesman began their journey in organic dairy farming more than a decade... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 7, 2019
An Asian Parasite Threatens US Livestock

When a longhorned tick was found on a sheep in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, in... (more)

Jodi Helmer
October 5, 2019