Industrial Agriculture

European Supermarket Chains Boycott Brazilian Beef Linked to Amazon Deforestation

Several supermarket chains in Europe are boycotting Brazilian beef in response to a report revealing major Brazilian meat producers like JBS S.A., Marfrig, and Minerva indirectly source cattle from illegally deforested areas in the Amazon.

Tackling the Climate Emergency through Diet Change

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Raphael Podselver of ProVeg International discusses the impact of industrial livestock production on the environment, the challenge of shifting eaters’ diets, and the importance of putting food on the agenda at future global conferences.

European Commission Commits to Phasing Out Caged Farming

The EU Commission recently pledged to phase out, and eventually ban, caged farming by 2027.

Are Alternative Meats a Good Option For The Environment?

A new report poses questions about the environmental impact of alternative meat.

Food Security Policy Must Consider Local Context: “Climate Change and Poverty Are Inherently Sexist”

Climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on global food security, and these impacts are falling disproportionately on women.

Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda

Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.

Senator Booker’s Legislation Aims to Reform U.S. Farm Systems

Senator Booker has drawn a wide range of support from farm advocates, public health and environmental justice groups.

Are Young People Really Eating Less Meat?

Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.

New Farmers Union Climate Panel Gives Diverse Group of Farmers and Ranchers a Seat at the Table

The National Farmers Union announces new climate change panel to help address climate change in agriculture.

Oregon Lawmakers Pursue Mega-Dairy Farm Moratorium

The legislative efforts could become a milestone in the battle to regulate industrial agriculture.