meat production

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People Keep Saying We'll Eat Lab-Grown Meat by 2040, But We've Heard That Before

For decades, we've heard that lab-grown meat is just around the corner. So what's the hold up?
Bettina Makalintal
6.12.19
meat

'Spaghetti Meat' Is What Happens When You Breed Faster-Growing Chickens

The term refers to squishy chicken breasts that pull apart like noodles.
Bettina Makalintal
3.13.19
meat

New Animal Slaughter Rules in Belgium Pit Activists Against Religious Communities

The end to a religious exemption may curtail the production of halal and kosher meats in the region of Flanders.
Bettina Makalintal
1.10.19
The Rundown

Meat Factory Dead Zones Are Wiping out Sea Life in the Gulf of Mexico

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
8.2.17
meat

Why Brexit Has Made Bacon More Expensive in the UK

According to purchasing company Beacon, a weaker sterling and an increase in pork demand from China mean that the price of a pound of bacon has increased by as much as 19 percent compared to last year.
Daisy Meager
8.26.16
meat

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.
Alex Swerdloff
11.28.15
robots

This Is the Robotic Chicken Butcher of Our Nightmares

Meet the Gribbot. This automated meat machine might soon be given the precious task of using its carefully calibrated pincers to rip the breast meat from chicken carcasses, phasing out skilled workers at the same time.
Munchies Staff
12.9.14
FDA drama

A Guide to Gnarly Beef That Can Kill You

This past weekend, the nation was put on an emergency meat alert when 9 million pounds of beef were recalled after the USDA declared them "unsound, unwholesome, or otherwise unfit for human food." I've compiled a guide of meats to fear...
Josh Ozersky
2.13.14
Food

A Guide to Gnarly Beef That Can Kill You

This past weekend, the nation was put on an emergency meat alert when 9 million pounds of beef were recalled after the USDA declared them "unsound, unwholesome, or otherwise unfit for human food." I've compiled a guide of meats to fear so we can stop...
Josh Ozersky
2.12.14
Motherboard Blog

The Government Is About to Let More Poop into Your Pork

Current trends on a pilot program suggest we will be looking at a bleak future of poop-laden meat and concurrent recalls and illnesses.
Lex Berko
9.10.13