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Over 100 dogs rescued from dog meat farms find new homes in US, Canada

Korea Times 24 Jan 2022
After bidding farewell to the local activists, the dogs began a long voyage for a new life, leaving Korea's dog meat industry behind them ... As the dog meat industry is declining steadily in Korea, local dog meat farmers are increasingly seeking to leave the industry for a more profitable and sustainable future.
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Did Eating Meat Make Us Human? Don't Be So Sure, New Study Says

IFL Science 24 Jan 2022
The idea that large brains need animal protein (and a few micro-nutrients) to grow is so beguiling that the Australian Meat and Livestock industry ran a major campaign on it, fronted by Sam Neill fresh from playing Jurassic Park paleontologist Alan Grant.
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Owner of a Chicago meat supplier says he has up to $30,000 worth of meat ...

Business Insider 24 Jan 2022
A Chicago meat firm has $30,000 worth of meat stored in freezers after the Omicron variant caused order cancellations ... A Chicago meat supplier has up to $30,000 worth of product stocked in freezers because of COVID-19's impact on the hospitality industry, Fox Business reported Sunday ... Insider has reached out to Northwest Meat Company for comment.
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Natalie Portman, French firm bring home the artificial bacon

Manila Standard 24 Jan 2022
PARIS, FranceVegan bacon sizzles on a pan in the office of a French startup whose quest to produce the “holy grail” of the growing plant-based meat industry gained the financial backing of Hollywood star Natalie Portman ... Ethan Brown, the head of industry leader Beyond Meat, told ...
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The owner of a Chicago meat supplier says he has up to $30,000 worth of meat piling up in his freezers as COVID-19 kills restaurant demand, report says

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jan 2022
A Chicago meat firm has $30,000 worth of meat stored in freezers after the Omicron variant caused order cancellations.Getty Images ... A Chicago meat supplier has up to $30,000 worth of product stocked in freezers because of COVID-19's impact on the hospitality industry, Fox Business reported Sunday.
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Inflation is 'really hurting Arizona families,' Senator Kelly (D) says

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jan 2022
In a letter sent to the Secretary of Agriculture and Transportation last month, he urged the Department of Agriculture and Department of Justice to " into the meat-processing industry, crack down on anti-competitive behaviors in the meatpacking industry, and provide additional growth opportunities for small businesses.
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White House to hold second Competition Council meet on Monday -federal officials

Metro USA 24 Jan 2022
Biden signed in July a sweeping executive order to promote more competition in the U.S ... meat industry ... And last week, U.S ... industries had become increasingly concentrated and a surge in merger filings in 2020 and 2021 signaled the situation will worsen ... President Biden holds a video conference with farmers, ranchers and meat processors, in Washington. .
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An animal rights activist was in court on criminal charges. Why was the case suddenly dismissed?

Democratic Underground 24 Jan 2022
ohnson’s antics, and his seeming lack of fear of the consequences, have made him a formidable opponent of the meat industry ... Across the meat industry, workers were falling ill, meatpacking capacity was significantly reduced, and farms were overloaded with animals and looking for ways to dispose of them ... .
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Agriculture secretary pressed about pandemic relief funds for farmers

Mesabi Daily News 24 Jan 2022
Vilsack said about $750 million went to the livestock industry and that the agency is using crop data to figure out how much in payments should go to farmers in the grain industry ... Rouzer was critical of USDA application of GIPSA regulations to the meat and poultry industries, arguing that “new rules and regulations add to cost.”.
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Degrowth Economy: Let’s Address the People and Planetary Crises

Resilience 24 Jan 2022
Share. Tweet. Print. We are living in significant and consequential times ... But there is hope ... and the U.K ... Where we stop warming the planet with our day-to-day activities by scaling back harmful industries like coal, oil, gas, armaments, aviation, red meat, fast fashion, financial investment, advertising, planned obsolescence and single-use plastics ... .
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Ruffled feathers: is the power imbalance in Australia’s chicken industry making shortages worse?

The Observer 23 Jan 2022
meat in short supply on Australian supermarket shelves and at KFC ... NSW Farmers the chicken meat industry as a “regional monopsony environment” ... The perishable agricultural goods inquiry report released by the ACCC in 2020 acknowledgedthe power imbalance in the chicken meat industry.
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Small ranchers say Biden letting them get squeezed

The Hill 23 Jan 2022
... and a consolidation in the meatpacking industry in the 1980s ushering in an era of regional meat monopolies, according to Frerick ... During the Obama presidency, the meat industry lobbied hard against two specific initiatives aimed at bringing more competition to meat markets.
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Joe on competition...

Democratic Underground 23 Jan 2022
" We end up with an industry like the meat-processing industry where four big companies dominate the markets, pay ranchers less for their cattle they grow, charge consumers more for beef — ...
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It’s game over, people: the rise of the machines gathers pace

Irish Independent 23 Jan 2022
Reliance distributes and maintains industrial cobots (collaborative robots) in Ireland for Danish manufacturer Universal Robots, and has just opened an automation hub in Dublin ... Meat processing plants are very labour intensive and have had awful problems with labour during Covid.
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Real World Economics: ‘Good problem’ of state surplus is still a problem

Pioneer Press 23 Jan 2022
William Shakespeare saw only two permanent issues, war and lechery ... It devastated whole industries, like hospitality and commercial real estate; it gave labor markets erratic spasms, although Minnesota’s unemployment rate is back to pre-COVID levels and excellent by historic standards ... Consumers, producers both victims of meat industry consolidation.

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