Should a man lose his home for the crime of growing food? Are Monsanto shareholders joining the GMO labeling fight? Just how comfortable are we with kids going hungry? Is Walmart the real victim of recent food stamp cuts? Have we, in fact, lost our minds as a society? Read on, for answers to some of these questions and mounting evidence regarding others. Get your weekly food news update here!
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We talk a lot about factory farming and battery cages around here, but how did our food system get where we are today? A very cheesy 1948 short gives a glimpse into the roots of factory farming here in the U.S. Enjoy the short (and the MST3K riffing) right here.
EU officially banned battery cages for egg-laying hens, beginning Jan 1, 2012.
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While greenwashing is the practice of making false or meaningless green product claims, humanewashing is the practice of misleading consumers through claims made by factory farming meat, dairy and egg producers that their product was made from humanely-raised practices. There is much discussion in the state of Washington these days of “welfare standards” for poultry by […]