Europe's Pigs Could Be the Answer to Its Food Waste Problem
A new study by researchers at the University of Cambridge shows that if the EU would lift its pigswill ban and use new technologies to heat treat food waste for use as pig food, almost 2 million hectares of land would be saved.
America’s Realizing It Might Not Want to Eat Muscle-Enhanced Pork
Your pig may have been given a little-known muscle-enhancing drug called ractopamine, which is sort of like human growth hormone for pigs.
How a Pig Farmer Taught Me to Respect Her Pork
Commercial slaughterhouses aren’t that keen on wafty ex-vegetarian writers coming down to see kill their pigs, but Anna Longthorp—one of Yorkshire's few female pig farmers—invited me to see everything, from birth to bacon.
In Cairo’s ‘Garbage City,’ Illegal Pig Farming Is Coming Back
Thanks to a swine flu scare five years ago, Hosni Mubarak's government culled most of Egypt's pig population. But even though pork farming is still illegal, a few bold farmers are attempting to reform the industry altogether.