Food and Farming
The factory farm giant can’t call itself “sustainable” while polluting water, spraying manure, and getting into the natural gas business.
For decades, the agriculture department has been indifferent to struggling rural communities. That has to change.
The vast tonnage of this trash increases every minute, with an afterlife lasting centuries.
Georgia will determine control of the Senate. The votes of Latinos, who have suffered badly during the pandemic, could be decisive.
What better symbol of agri-industry’s vision of “food” than the ubiquitous Butterball turkey so many ate for Thanksgiving?
For years, the Department of Agriculture has been run by Big Ag acolytes. Biden has a chance to change that.
Wherever it began, and whatever the purists claim is “official,” Thanksgiving today is as multicultural as America.
Yes, we need more immediate safety measures — but also longer-term solutions for the pollution causing these climate disasters.
During the pandemic and recession, farmers are realizing they have more in common with immigrant meatpackers than agribusiness CEOs.
Federal regulators recently okayed selling chickens suffering from Avian Leukosis, which produces cancerous tumors.