As demand for locally raised and certified organic meat booms, small farmers are struggling with the scarcity of slaughter facilities.
The new Politics of Protein report by IPES-Food finds that fake meats “risk recreating the same problems of our industrial food system.”
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.
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.
The EU Commission recently pledged to phase out, and eventually ban, caged farming by 2027.
Near Country Provisions sources its products from local farmer and fisher partners who are committed to high standards of clean, humane, and regenerative production.
The Biden-Harris Administration will invest US$1 billion in order to create a fairer, more competitive, and more resilient meat and poultry supply chain.
Especially in the last decade, the discourse surrounding the meat sector often oversimplifies a complex ecosystem down to good actors versus bad actors.