Chicken nuggets are a staple of fast food chains and grocery store freezers, but there’s more to the simple nuggets than meets the eye. How are chicken nuggets made?
Dairy farming is the practice of raising mother animals such as cows, goats, buffalo, donkeys, and other livestock and selling their milk for human consumption.
Poultry farming is a popular method of food production that depends upon the suffering of millions of animals every year to make a profit.
More than a century has passed since Upton Sinclair’s tell-all novel, The Jungle, sparked public outrage at the corruption of the meatpacking industry. Not much has changed.
To feed the world, food production simply has to change, and the growing climate crisis is making this change far more urgent.
More fish are now raised on farms than are caught in the wild, making fish farmers an integral part of the seafood industry. However, they face a number of environmental and ethical challenges.
Over the past 50 years, mega-corporations have placed a firm hold on the pork industry, leaving many pig farmers in financial ruin.
Because of factory farming, people can eat low-cost fish, chicken, beef, pork, and other animal-based foods, but at the expense of the environment, animal welfare, and marginalized peoples.
Farming was a sustainable way of life until corporate agriculture came knocking. Now, farmers are caught in the gears of an industry that prioritizes cheap crops and labor above all else.
The meat industry is controlled by a few deeply connected corporations that wreak havoc on the planet and exploit workers and marginalized communities without consequence.