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As climate warnings loom, new poultry plant last thing Canada needs

While much of America reels from recent news regarding potentially catastrophic effects of climate change in the White House-commissioned National Climate Assessment (NCA), Canadians are instead learning of a new $660-million poultry processing plant opening in Ontario. Continue Reading…

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Majority of Canadians “Unsure” about Meat Industry’s Human Claims

A recent report from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity on public trust finds that a whopping 61 percent of Canadians are unsure that meat comes from farms where animals are treated “humanely”. Real Agriculture reports: “The study suggests there … Continue reading

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Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock – it provides just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, … Continue reading

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Five Ways You are Subsidizing Big Meat Without Knowing it

Many people think of the USDA as a kind of FDA for farm products—dedicated to protecting the public’s health against sloppy or even sleazy practices. But actually the USDA, created when America was agrarian, primarily serves rural America and food … Continue reading

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Meat Industry Wastes One-Third of Drinkable Water While 4 Billion Don’t Have Enough

A new study has found that approximately two-thirds of the global population faces severe water scarcity for at least one month each year. This totals 4 billion people without a reliable source of fresh water. In addition to climate change … Continue reading

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