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Australia’s cows aren’t as flatulent as we thought they were

Australia’s cattle herd isn’t creating as much greenhouse gas, a key factor in global warming, as previously thought. Scientists have recalculated the methane output from the cattle herd and found it is 24% lower than previously estimated. The Australian herd, estimated at 26.8 million in 2015, produces the equivalent to […]
Australia’s cows aren’t as flatulent as we thought they were
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Scott Morrison blocks sale of Australia’s largest farm to foreign buyers

Treasurer Scott Morrison has blocked the sale of Australia’s largest rural landholding, S. Kidman and Co to foreign investors, saying it would not be in Australia’s best interest. “Consistent with the recommendation from the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), I have decided that the acquisition by foreign investors of S. […]
Scott Morrison blocks sale of Australia’s largest farm to foreign buyers
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The Meat Industry Is Ruining Steak

[credit provider=”flickr: djnordic” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/djnordic/182562710/”] It is often said that true steak-lovers know that the meat is meant to be consumed (medium) rare.For them, this report from the Kansas City Star may be heartbreaking. Reporter Mike McGraw spent a year looking into the meat industry’s meat tenderization process, and what he […]
The Meat Industry Is Ruining Steak
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Researchers Tinker With Cow Genetics To Make Tastier Beef

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagyu”] Scientists in China have created genetically modified cattle designed to produce tastier beef.For chefs and food-lovers, the perfect steak has long been the holy grail.
Researchers Tinker With Cow Genetics To Make Tastier Beef
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Slaughterhouse Run By In-N-Out Burger Meat Supplier Shut Down After Horrific Animal Abuse Video Surfaces

[credit provider=”Screengrab from Compassion For Killing” url=”http://www.cok.net/californiacows/”] The U.S. Department of Agriculture has indefinitely shut down operations at a California slaughterhouse after it received a video from an animal welfare group exposing what looks like horrific animal cruelty, reports CNN.The plant is owned and run by Central Valley Meat, one […]
Slaughterhouse Run By In-N-Out Burger Meat Supplier Shut Down After Horrific Animal Abuse Video Surfaces
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Russian Farmers Are Buying Up American Cattle

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=texas%20drought&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=30d&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1312999207&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=f899265caf12478c8daebafbc4be71e8&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] The first waves of a new American migration has arrived in Russia, breaking on such shores as the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk and trickling into intimate local communities. They come in swelling numbers from all over the U.S. – Virginia, Texas, Oregon – and fill a […]
Russian Farmers Are Buying Up American Cattle