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Technology Will Save Us

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On April 10, 2014
Since a cow isn’t an animal but an industrial product, I’m sure these plans will be totally successful and we will be able to continue on our ecologically destructive diet. The Obama administration’s launch last month of a plan to curb methane emissions has given fresh relevance to climate-friendly technologies for cattle that range from […]

The Beef Monopoly

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On January 7, 2014
It’s not so much that the beef monopoly is evil. We all know that. It’s that the beef monopoly is an evil subsidized directly by taxpayer dollars. That’s a problem. I’d also argue that the beef pictured in the link was a bit overcooked.

Mystery Meat

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On July 15, 2013

The meat industry is very upset by new regulations forcing meat producers to tell consumers where the meat comes from: “Segregating and tracking animals according to the countries where production s

The Farm Bill

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On June 18, 2012
Philip Bump has a nice run-down of the important things to look for in the upcoming farm bill/massive subsidization of agribusiness thanks to the incredible power held by rural state senators. One point I would like to bring your attention to is an amendment that would limit meatpackers to owning animals directly for no more […]
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