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Canadian Information Sharing Service: Volume 2, Number 1 - May 1977
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Contaminated Meat, Contaminated Water: From Walkerton to Listeria
The current listeria outbreak has the feel of deja vu all over again. Once again, we are hearing about companies and industry associations lobbying for fewer inspections and less 'interference', and a...
Deformities, sickness and livestock deaths: the real cost of GM animal feed?: Deformities, Sickness and Livestock Death
Feeding animals a diet containing genetically modified (GM) ingredients or more specifically feed made from GM soya and sprayed with the controversial herbicide glyphosate is responsible for deformiti...
The Drug Store in American Meat: We're Eating What?
Food consumers seldom hear about the drugs oestradiol-17, zeranol, trenbolone acetate and melengestrol acetate and the names are certainly not on meat labels. But those synthetic growth hormones are c...
The high price of cheap meat
A tiny percentage of the wrong animal passed off as beef in industrially processed food in western Europe? It’s a small misdemeanour set against the misuse of the world’s agricultural land to produce ...
Upton Sinclair's sixth novel and first popular success, written when he was sent by the socialist weekly newspaper Appeal to Reason to Chicago to investigate conditions in the stockyards. Though inten...
The Jungle at 100: Against The Current vol. 115
When it was first published as a book in 1906, The Jungle’s graphic revelations about the American meatpacking industry, combined with its compelling story of an immigrant worker’s brutal degradation,...
Meat: A Benign Extravagance
An exploration of the difficult environmental and ethical issues that surround the human consumption of animal flesh.
Meat inspections slashed: Connexions Digest News Brief, 1989
1989 article on greatly reduced inspections of meat products.
The meat-producing system Simon Fairlie advocates differs sharply from the one now practised in the rich world: low energy, low waste, just, diverse, small-scale. But if we were to adopt it, we could ...
24 Days in Brooks
Inkster, Dana (Director)
Centred on the 24-day Lakeside Packers strike, this film is a nuanced portrait of people working together for change. They are people like Peter Jany Khwai, who escaped war in Sudan and Edil Hassan, a...
Vegetarians, ranchers and conscious omnivores of the world, unite!
Thinking people of all stripes are agreed in their opposition to cruel, exploitative animal farming. Cummins suggests moving beyond sterile 'meat-eater versus vegetarian' debates, and unite in their o...
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
Explores the rise of conservative populism in the United States through the lens of Frank's native state of Kansas. According to his analysis, the political discourse of recent decades has dramaticall...
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