Hog farmers in North Carolina are praying their poop lagoons hold through Florence
In the days before the hurricane hit, farmers raced to drain the open-air shit pits before the rain came. Now, it’s a waiting game.
'Eating Animals' Doesn't Preach Veganism, But It Will Make You Consider It
The new documentary produced by Jonathan Safran Foer and Natalie Portman will make viewers grapple with their carnivorous tendencies.
The World’s Largest Meat and Fish Producers Are Hiding Their Climate Emissions
Additionally, of the 60 meat companies assessed in the report, 46 have no plans in place to eliminate the routine use of antibiotics.
China Is Building a Giant Animal-Cloning Factory to Feed the Masses
While the rest of the world sorts out its feelings about the safety and ethics of cloning animals for food production, China is charging ahead and building the world’s largest animal cloning factory, set to begin operations in 2016.
Germany Is Outlawing One of the Egg Industry's Most Brutal Practices
Hundreds of millions of baby chicks are shredded alive every year because they're unable to lay eggs. But German scientists think they may have found a way to end the practice.
Idaho's 'Ag-Gag' Law Criminalizes Muckrackers, So a Federal Judge Struck It Down
Citing Upton Sinclair's classic exposé 'The Jungle,' a US District Court judge said Idaho's law is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment to the US Constitution.