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Memphis Meats Bets Lab-Grown Meat Can Disrupt the Global Food Supply

Yet another alternative meat startup, Memphis Meats, is doubling down on meat products cultivated in the laboratory instead of the factory farm. Its…
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China’s Hunger for Beef Launches First Large-Scale Cloning Facility

The opening of the world’s largest cloning facility for beef production raises a whole host of moral and ethical issues regarding food supply.
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McDonald’s Serves Up Its First 100% Organic Hamburger

The “McB,” McDonald’s first 100% organic beef burger, is coming to a store near you--if you happen to be in Germany and Austria…
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U.S. Roundtable on Sustainable Beef: What’s the Beef

3p Correspondent Danika Carter attended this group's inaugural meeting in Denver to report on who led the charge -- and who was absent.
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One Year Later: McDonald’s Slow Lurch Toward Sustainable Beef

A year ago McDonald's said it would start sourcing sustainable beef in 2016, and the shift has proven to be a slow one.
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Mars Announces Updated Global Deforestation Policy

Mars Inc. has announced what it says is a more aggressive policy towards addressing deforestation within its beef, soy and paper supply chains.
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Beef Industry Having a Cow over Potential USDA Recommendations

The U.S. beef industry is livid that a USDA advisory panel may recommend a diet that is higher in plant foods and reduces…
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Researchers Tally Up the Ecological Cost of Eating Beef

Can we afford to eat beef? Supermarket prices may suggest so, but our ecological footprint is another matter, say researchers. And what about…
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Op-Ed: Latest Global Roundtable on Sustainable Beef Criteria ‘Falls Short’

This past Friday, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and our partners at Rainforest Alliance, Food Alliance and Friends of the Earth U.S.…
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Farmed Fish Production Overtakes Beef

A major milestone was reached in 2011: for the first time, world farmed fish production topped world beef production. The gap widened last…
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Cargill Cattle Plant Closes: Global Warming Casualty?

When Cargill announced the closing of its Plainview, Texas, cattle operation, they cited a record low cattle supply as the result of the…
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McDonald’s Addresses Sustainable Beef Sourcing

Finding how to reduce the impact of the raising of the cattle, which is responsible for the largest part of McDonald’s ecological footprint,…
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Faced With Industry Pressure, USDA Butchers Meatless Monday

Many businesses, schools and other institutions, out of concern for the people they serve, and for the planet, have adapted a “Meatless Monday”…
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Playing Chicken with Meat: One Company’s Quest to Build a Better Garden Burger

Beyond Meat, now in fake chicken form, the product is flying out of Whole Foods stores in California and two in Maryland, the…
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How China’s Dietary Habits are Changing World Agriculture

Last month Leon Kaye suggested that America might have reached ‘peak-meat consumption.’ Now it appears that China consumes way more meat that the…