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.
The Woman Going Undercover to Expose the Brutal Animal Torture in Factory Farms
As an animal farm investigator, Lisa moves constantly, getting jobs in the agricultural business to document the horrific abuse she's dedicated her life to stopping.
Why That 'Organic' Label Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means
Thanks to current USDA rules, factory farms that label their meat and eggs "organic" tend to look just like their non-organic counterparts. Sources who spoke with MUNCHIES estimate that less than 10 percent of organic factory farm chickens ever see the...
Chickenzilla Gets Revenge in The Shoes' New Music Video
You'll want to skip the KFC after watching "1960s Horror."
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.
An Investment Banker's Solution to Factory Farming
Sonia Faruqi travelled to more than 60 farms around the world and she thinks she's found a cure for our addiction to industrial agriculture.
Farmers in the Midwest Are Incinerating Millions of Chickens
A vicious outbreak of avian flu has forced poultry producers to kill nearly 40 million chickens and turkeys since December.
5 Million Chickens Are About to Be Killed to Prevent the Spread of Avian Flu
An additional 27,000 turkeys in Buena Vista Country, about an hour and a half away, were euthanized last week after the same virus was discovered in their flock. Although the culls may seem extreme, the virus is so deadly to birds that it can eradicate...