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Cargill to Purchase Sanderson Farms

The pace of mega-mergers within the American agricultural industry continues apace. The newest proposal: Cargill,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 11, 2021
Move Over Goats. Cattle are the New Fire Fighters in Town

In recent years, the sight of flying sparks and fallen ash has become commonplace for... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 31, 2021
Koch Foods, Pilgrim’s Pride Executives Indicted in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

The latest in the ongoing investigation into a long-running price-fixing scandal in the poultry industry... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 30, 2021
Rancher Co-ops Offer Meat-Processing Solution For Small Farmers

It’s processing day for San Juan Island farmer Lori-Ann David. For her livestock, that means... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
July 25, 2021
Study: Wild Pigs Are Releasing as Much Carbon Dioxide as Millions of...

The pig is one of the most adaptable mammal species on the planet. Thanks to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 22, 2021
Q&A With ‘Defending Beef’ Author Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman, a vegetarian and environmental lawyer turned cattle rancher, released Defending Beef: The... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 20, 2021
Heatwave Cooks Crustaceans in Their Shells in Canada

The heatwave that devastated farmers and farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest last week also wreaked... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 8, 2021
Chickens Haven’t Always Been Food, Study Finds

The chicken’s status as one of the world’s most popular foods—both for its meat and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 30, 2021
Supreme Court Rejects Case Involving California Meat Regulations

The US Supreme Court will not hear arguments in the case of the North American... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 28, 2021