Industrialized Meat

The meat industry is continuing to rapidly change to become more global and be dominated by multi-national corporations. These multi-national corporations are merging to become even larger companies that control more of one industry from raising the animals to the processing and distribution. 

Where have all the dead chickens gone?

If predictions are correct that another round of avian flu will hit this fall, we need to quickly step back and take a hard look at how last spring’s avian influenza disaster played out.  A question that is getting little attention is what happened to the almost 50 million dead birds and the risks associated with their disposal?

Tell the President to keep COOL

Requiring country-of-origin labeling (COOL) of our meat at the grocery story is one of the most common sense food policies we have. Consumers want to know where their meat comes from, and COOL supports local farmers and ranchers. Yet, the big meat companies have been fighting against COOL for more than a decade.