Meat Industry

Demand for Organic Meat Is Booming, but There’s a Shortage of Slaughterhouses

As demand for locally raised and certified organic meat booms, small farmers are struggling with the scarcity of slaughter facilities.

Is Fake Meat a False Promise? New Report Exposes the Politics of Alternative Proteins

The new Politics of Protein report by IPES-Food finds that fake meats “risk recreating the same problems of our industrial food system.”

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.

Near Country Provisions Brings Sustainable Meats to DMV Doorsteps

Near Country Provisions sources its products from local farmer and fisher partners who are committed to high standards of clean, humane, and regenerative production.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces US$1 Billion Investment to Break Up Big Meat

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.

What Does a Just Transition Look Like for the Meat Sector?

Especially in the last decade, the discourse surrounding the meat sector often oversimplifies a complex ecosystem down to good actors versus bad actors.

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.

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