humane meat

The hide puller machine gave him nightmares, Josh says. It's where the once-living beings became identical hot carcasses
"Certified Humane Raised and Handled" is a registered trademark for marketing purposes. Our government has entirely failed
As disturbing as this is, it's not a surprise to those of us who have to sit through sickening videos and then listen to the profiteers defend the practices, cover them up and kill the messenger along with the pigs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and others.
You can help chickens everywhere by refusing to buy any eggs and instead using egg-free options for your baking and cooking.
Although the meat industry would like us to believe that we can have our turkey breasts and bacon everything with a clear conscience, that's a bigger load of manure than even a factory farm generates. It's a gimmick. The only 100 percent "humane" meat is no meat at all.
The average hog today contains 31 percent less fat than it would have 20 years ago. And we all know that that fat carries flavor.
When heat rises from the concrete in waves, humidity hangs on the air in heavy vapor, and warmed chewing gum pulls up off the sidewalk and sticks to the soles of my shoes, I find myself gravitating to the farmer's market.
All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true, how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances, such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window?
It's easy to come down hard on pork producers, and I'm perfectly willing to do that, but I think we need to tackle this problem at its source: the demand for ever-cheaper pork.
Would you eat a hamburger grown in a petri dish? How would you feel if your breakfast sausage came from the lab? Well, scientists are getting close to making this a reality.
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria discusses in vitro meat, a new technology that may soon revolutionize the way we feed the growing world population.
It's difficult to imagine how any approach to meat production could be worse than factory farming as it is currently practiced in this country.
But what about every other day of the year? And what about the 20 other slaughter facilities that Oprah said turned her down
A man walks into a restaurant. After a minute, a waiter approaches. He also notices the puppy, but tells the man the owner