Insects pack more protein than beef, pork, and chicken. And with overpopulation and global warming, we could be crunching on creepy crawlers sooner than we can stomach.
Tags: beef, chickens, cows, dairy, environmental impact, global warming, insects, land use, livestock, milk, plos one, pork, poultry
GMOs are driving chronic disease rates upward, destroying the environment, and drying out our planet’s resources. So why is the government going out of its way to make matters worse?
Tags: agriculture, antibiotics, biodiversity, corn, crops, deforestation, farming, food and agriculture organization, genetic engineering, genetically modified organisms, livestock, Michael Pollan, monoculture, mother jones, pesticides, polyculture, processed foods, soy, soybeans, USDA, wheat
While the FDA dithers with voluntary approaches to regulation, the meat industry is feasting on antibiotics and sending out product tainted with drug-resistant bugs.
Tags: antibiotic-resistant, antibiotics, bacteria, chicken, farms, fda, ground turkey, livestock, meat industry, mother jones, pathogens, salmonella
Factory animals are pumped full of antibiotics to make them gain weight. What does that mean for our waistlines?
Tags: drugs, e coli, farm animals, fda, ground turkey, lactic acid, livestock, meat, microbiome, mother jones, nature, new york university, overweight, poultry, salmonella, sausage, weight gain