Stories tagged with Meat Wagon

Factory Farms

Meat Wagon: Undercover video shows sick calves getting brains bashed in with pickax, and more

In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ——————- A grim ending awaits sick dairy calves on factory farms.Photo: Garrett ZieglerAs I’ve written so many times before, much …

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Think tainted Chinese pork is scary? Check out the nearest supermarket meat case

Now, what dodgy stuff did Philpott say was on this? In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ——— Over in China, the nation’s burgeoning pork industry has …

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Poultry industry smothers immigrant farmers and abuses antibiotics

In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ——— Cheap shot: a sale currently in effect at Randall’s stores in Texas. The U.S. meat industry offers some of …

Don’t be chickensh*t

Time to end the insane practice of lacing chicken feed with arsenic

As a jaded observer of the meat industry, even I’m flummoxed by this fact: It’s standard practice on factory chicken farms to dose those unfortunate birds with arsenic. The idea is that it makes them …

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Chicken, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and regulatory independence

In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ——— Would you like that chicken tainted with salmonella with resistance to one, two, three, or four different antibiotics? We …

Bay of chickens

Big Poultry ramps up its assault on the Chesapeake

You know how gigantic factory farms raise tens of millions of chickens a year on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, befowling what was once a dramatically productive wild ecosystem? Well, according to Tyson and Perdue execs, it's high time to set up hundreds more poultry factories there.

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USDA Inspector General: meat supply routinely tainted with harmful residues

In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ————- Oh, you wanted those burgers without harmful residues! Sorry, the USDA’s meat-inspection service can’t really help you on that …

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Rotten eggs, stampeded rain forests, and more

In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ————- Nasty, brutish, and short: the facts of life for hens in an egg factory. Moral of this story on …

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More biofuel waste for cows, plus a California beef packer pulls a Toyota

What the hell are you feeding us?In Meat Wagon, we round up the latest outrages from the meat and livestock industries. ————- Agricultural societies, I imagine, have always fed waste products to livestock. On diversified …

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