Meat industry

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A look at some of the corporations that dominate the Amazon
From mining to cattle ranching and soya farming, some of the world’s largest companies exploit the region, though many also claim to be giving something back

Bibi van der Zee, Patrick Greenfield and Jonathan Watts

02, Jun, 2023 @12:17 PM

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The multinational companies that industrialised the Amazon rainforest
Analysis shows handful of corporations extract tens of billions of dollars of raw materials a year – and their commitments to restoration vary greatly

Jonathan Watts, Patrick Greenfield and Bibi van der Zee

02, Jun, 2023 @12:00 PM

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More than 800m Amazon trees felled in six years to meet beef demand
Investigation involving Guardian shows systematic and vast forest loss linked to cattle farming in Brazil

Andrew Wasley, Elisângela Mendonça, Youssr Youssef and Robert Soutar

02, Jun, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Farming good, factory bad’, we think. When it comes to the global food crisis, it isn't so simple | George Monbiot
The solution is not more fields but better, more compact, cruelty-free and pollution-free factories, says the Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

26, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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I’ve campaigned for decades against the horrific lives factory-farmed chickens lead – but now there’s hope | Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
A shift in supermarkets’ attitudes and a new judicial review could at last make us face up to this blot on our moral conscience, says broadcaster and food writer Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

19, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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No chlorinated chicken or hormone-fed beef in future trade deals, Sunak vows
PM to tell farmers he will never do a trade deal that includes practices associated with US factory farms

Lisa O'Carroll and Helena Horton

16, May, 2023 @8:46 AM

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‘Frankenchicken’ farming in England against animal welfare law, high court told
Groups say Thérèse Coffey has failed to monitor and prosecute farmers for practice, which causes severe health problems

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

03, May, 2023 @2:46 PM

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Suffering of gassed pigs laid bare in undercover footage from UK abattoir
Hidden camera at slaughterhouse appears to show ‘utterly inhumane’ use of CO2 to stun pigs before slaughter

Claire Colley and Andrew Wasley

02, May, 2023 @4:16 PM

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‘It’s absolutely dire’: why UK chicken farmers want to call it a day
Bird flu, higher costs and the rise of meat-free options are pushing poultry producers to reduce flocks or give up entirely

Joanna Partridge

01, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Britain’s classic pig breeds in danger as pork industry shrinks
High production costs for farmers lead to ‘worrying and worsening’ decline in new births

Helena Horton Environment reporter

20, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘We have lost a lot of control’: UK at risk of food fraud, safety expert warns
Despite industry improvements since the 2013 horsemeat scandal, there has been an increase in cross-border food safety and intelligence issues post-Brexit

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

16, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘Softer and more gelatinous’: taste testing Australia’s first lab-grown pork
Advocates of cultivated meat say it’s better for animal welfare and the environment, but the jury is out about whether the industry is headed for greener pastures

Donna Lu

08, Apr, 2023 @8:00 PM

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