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EU leaders should be telling us to eat less meat, say campaigners

A green coalition demands a review of health and environmental impacts of intensive animal farming ahead of budget talks next month

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Industrial farming a planetary disaster

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history | Books | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/sep/25/industrial-farming-one-worst-crimes-history-ethical-question

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How to Turn a Pest into a Source of Food

Most people are familiar with reports or stories of huge swarms of locusts that descend on a cultivated field and eat everything in sight, before they move on to the next field. 978 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

David R. Montgomery: Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world

One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from chemical-free tilled fields undermined the Roman Empire and other ancient societies… 1,215 more words

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USA - I’ve seen the hidden horrors of high-speed slaughterhouses

There is still time to stop an imminent program that would allow facilities to increase slaughter speeds, while reducing the number of trained government inspectors… 267 more words

Fat, Sugar, Meat, Carbs: Just What IS a Healthy Diet? Part II

May 30, 2017   

Six of the USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee members who are paid by our tax dollars work for McDonald’s to help them come up with new products like their Big Mac bacon double cheeseburger with extra cheese. 449 more words

Health

Red tape in the meat industry? It's the difference between life and death

Without regulations that scrutinise food standards and trade deals, we cannot trust the safety of the food on our plates

 ‘The meat industry demands vigilance from governments, inspectors and border controls.’ Photograph: William Thomas Cain/AFP/Getty Images… 186 more words