Beef's Raw Edges - Our Industrialized Food System http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3665736073/beef-s-raw-edges-our-industrialized-food-systemDecember 12, 2012 - Kansas City Star
On December 11, 2012 the Kansas City Star published the final installment of “Beef’s Raw Edges,” its three-day investigative series examining the current state of the U.S. beef industry.
The project was spearheaded by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Mike McGraw.
The work follows a year long investigation during which The Star was given rare access to the processing plants of two of the four major U.S. beef suppliers, as well as packing plants and a large-scale cattle feedlot. The resulting stories highlight issues such as non-therapeutic antibiotic use in livestock, the industry’s funding and propagation of pro-beef research and the safety risks of mechanically tenderized steak... http://www.kansascity.com/beef/
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COMPANY TO CLOSE 3 PLANTS OVER 'PINK SLIME' http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2012/05/3-plants-that-made-pink-slime-ground-beef-to-close/1#.UNfTS7bZ03Z
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NEW "AG GAG" LAWS CRIMINALIZE reporting on Animal Abuse, Slaughterhouse Cruelty; Workers Complaints http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2162481659/new-ag-gag-laws-criminalize-reporting-on-animal-abuse-slaughterhouse-cruelty-workers-complaints
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