Livestock (page 3)

Michael Pollan’s Mission to Reverse Progress

When food writer Michael Pollan romanticizes the days when our great-grandmothers were preparing meals from scratch, it’s not because he’s craving a taste of the “Old World.” Pollan, warns…
Posted February 23, 2011 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Ripple Effects

On Tuesday, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill into law that will require all eggs sold in the state (starting in 2015) to come from producers compliant…
Posted July 9, 2010 at 12:00 am

One Vegan’s Account of a Cattle Feedlot

If there’s one thing livestock farmers worry about, it’s “undercover” animal rights activists who lie on their job applications so they can shoot film that their real employers later…
Posted June 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

Tracking HSUS’s Shocking Snubbing of Local Shelters

One great challenge faced by pet lovers, livestock farmers, hunters, medical researchers, and others is communicating with the public that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS),…
Posted June 2, 2010 at 12:00 am

“Low-Carbon” Meat? Not On Our Budgets

A survey conducted by the UK-funded Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) finds that few consumers are willing to pay extra for meat that boasts a lower carbon…
Posted April 16, 2010 at 12:00 am

PCRM: The Doctor Is Out (of Line)

If there’s one thing everyone should know about the phony “doctors” group known as the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), it’s that its leaders are vehement vegetarians…
Posted April 14, 2010 at 12:00 am

Meatless Mondays Meet Tough Reception

The UK’s Daily Telegraph declares today that cows are “absolved” of causing global warming with nitrous oxide. This proclamation came after a study in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia…
Posted April 9, 2010 at 12:00 am

Olympic Gold Medalists Disqualified for Unthinking Vegan-Pushing

The vegan activists masquerading as a respectable doctors group at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) are going full bore with a campaign to expel meat and…
Posted April 7, 2010 at 12:00 am

U.N. Walks Back Meat and Climate Change Report

Yesterday, we reported that University of California-Davis researcher Dr. Frank Mitloehner has documented a major flaw in a 2006 United Nations report about greenhouse gas emissions from livestock producers.
Posted March 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

“Meatless Mondays” Campaign Relies on Hazy Climate Claims

With the announcement this week that Quebec will soon begin promoting “Meatless Mondays,” anti-meat activism got a significant boost. As usual, news stories about the campaign cited sketchy figures…
Posted March 23, 2010 at 12:00 am