Animal Agriculture

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After a Decade of Decline, Americans Are Eating More Meat Again

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Wed, 08/24/2016 (All day)

One of the most acclaimed restaurants to open in New York City last year was Superiority Burger. In a cramped slice of East Village real estate, chef Brooks Headley did what seemed impossible a few years ago: He made veggie burgers cool. Punk, even. Not only were his meatless patties a disavowal of the corporate, capitalist meat industry—by all accounts, they tasted phenomenal too. 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to China: Terminate Your Meat-Eating Ways

Published: 
Tue, 06/28/2016 (All day)

People in China might soon say “Hasta la vista” to eating meat with their meals.

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U.S. Poultry May Be Going Antibiotic-Free but the Rest of the World's Is Not

Published: 
Mon, 04/04/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

The problem with antibiotic use in agriculture is pretty clear: The overuse of drugs in raising livestock is contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections—and that’s led high-ranking officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to declare the end of antibiotics.

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The Shocking Consequences of the World’s Meat Addiction

Published: 
Tue, 03/22/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

More than 9 billion animals are slaughtered in the U.S. every year for meat with global demand skyrocketing. Animal agriculture is putting an ever-increasing strain on world resources, particularly global water supplies, according to VICE’s two-part episode, Meathooked and End of Water, which premieres March 4 at 11 p.m. on HBO.