Rumors and conspiracy theories about Chinese ownership of a major U.S. pork producer abound, but concerns might be misplaced.
An outbreak is killing pigs around the world, and would likely spread quickly in the United States.
Over 90 percent of food harvested from marine and freshwater environments is at risk, challenging the idea that “blue food” is more sustainable.
Milk made with precision fermentation could take up to 33 percent of the dairy industry’s market share.
Heard of plant-based defaults? It’s a simple idea that could be a major help in the fight against climate change.
From dwindling fish to decimated communities in the Global South, nothing about the growing demand for seafood is sustainable.
Female horses are drained of blood to provide a hormone used in pork production worldwide.
A new investigation documents abuse and a 30 hour journey with no food or water.
The “sick bird markets” of Indonesia hold answers for our future with bird flu, a growing body of research suggests.
Michele Waldman realized she couldn’t save all the farm animals. But each cow, pig and hen at Rosie’s Farm Sanctuary serves as an ambassador on behalf of the billions.
Abandoned traps catch roughly 3.3 million crabs each year, on top of decimating seagrasses, coral and endangered whales.
A new study says lab grown meat is worse for the planet than beef, but what do the numbers actually say?
A coalition of lawmakers are backing the EATS Act in hopes of gutting the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the welfare provisions of California’s Prop 12.
As cultivated meat clears U.S. approval for sales, Omeat launches with a new strategy to ditch the controversial fetal bovine serum.
The 2023 Farm Bill offers lawmakers an opportunity to transform the food system but will they take it?
Amid the World Pork Expo, the industry reframes “sustainability” and targets the very communities it pollutes.
A farm sanctuary in Turkey rescued animals during the earthquake, and supported their humans too.
The requirement to disclose scope 3 emissions — from the cows, not just the kitchen — is what’s rankling the food and agriculture industry.
A new study published in Nature finds genetic changes are making recent outbreaks of avian flu more severe in mammals.
A vicious cycle of poverty, climate change, and animal suffering makes dairy farming unsustainable.
Farm animal suffering is a hidden cost of cheap meat. Exactly how much is it worth?
Elon Musk’s Neuralink has now earned FDA approval for human trials after a history of two federal probes and 1500 animal deaths.
Ranchers are paid up to $15,000 per dead cow, and the state is authorized to kill wolves if wild prey numbers dip below a set threshold.
The Aubrey Plaza campaign is just the latest in a long history of artists, celebrities and athletes hired to promote the dairy industry.
New research suggests rewilding is more effective than tree-planting, and when it comes to which land to rewild, the answer is also clear: farms.
A growing number of students are fighting back against the government’s milk mandate.
An undercover investigator found water shortages and “free-range” chickens that never see the outside.
A new report uncovers global climate investors looking to boost industrial pork and poultry.
In a 5-4 majority opinion, the Court upheld the rights of California voters to require pork sold in the state meet animal welfare requirements.
Alt proteins are making th pitch for more federal funding as a new report finds startups need more “technical talent” to scale.
Is eating chicken more sustainable than beef? The industry is misleading consumers with its “climate-friendly” marketing.
The 1000 scientists who signed the declaration are far from impartial.
To help slash emissions, college students are pushing for less beef and more plants on campus.
The Honorable Murray Sinclair worked to pass The Jane Goodall Act, which would turn Indigenous teachings on animals and wildlife into law.
A growing number of Muslims have been working to promote “Green Ramadan” — to help celebrants reduce food waste and eat less meat.
A new EU government report warns of an impending uptick in avian flu outbreaks, especially in areas with a high concentration of factory farms.
Two new biodiversity studies find a link between what we eat and the shrinking number of wild plant and animal species left on the planet.
Scientists warn the Willow Project not only damages the atmosphere but also threatens vulnerable wildlife — here are 7 examples.
Experts warn the Florida manatee is at risk of mass starvation as farm pollution continues to wipe out their primary food source.
Most human cases of swine flu are found at agricultural fairs but there are other disease hotspots to consider, like factory farms.
Dominion Energy is working with federal agencies and marine life advocates to ensure offshore wind doesn’t harm vulnerable right whales.
From government approval to cultural pushback, here’s how 2023 looks to be shaping up for the cultivated meat industry.
Workers and residents say companies have downplayed avian flu, burning and burying culled birds just outside of town.
There are ways to reduce risk to dwindling right whale populations, but only if lawmakers and industry have the will to take action.
Almost 200 nations have pledged to protect the high seas — but what does that mean for world oceans and the so-called blue food economy?
In a new study, scientists found an antibiotic resistant gene lurking in the bacteria of cattle feedlot water bowls.
Much of the farmed shrimp eaten in the U.S. is raised in India, where antibiotic use is rampant and underreported.
A new research project illuminates the connection between prisons and meat processors, and how both benefit from incarcerated labor.
Researchers call this effect “weather whiplash” but say sanctuaries and sustainable land strategies could help.
A new study finds messages that stress civic action and collective evolution resonate better with focus groups.