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‘The more you come to work the more exposure you have’: A work-while-sick culture leaves meat-plant employees fearing for their lives during the pandemic

American meat-processing plants have been hotspots for the coronavirus, and more than 20 workers in the US have died. While companies have introduced protective measures for employees, workers say they have come too late and are not enough. Social distancing inside of the densely packed plants is nearly impossible, workers […]
‘The more you come to work the more exposure you have’: A work-while-sick culture leaves meat-plant employees fearing for their lives during the pandemic
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One of the world’s largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity

The use of antibiotics in agriculture could have “devastating” consequences for humans, according to a research team at HSBC. Experts predict that antibiotic resistance could lead to 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Many of the world’s antibiotics are used in meat production, which has expanded significantly since the 1960s. […]
One of the world’s largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity
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The Drought Is Causing Buffalo Wingpocalypse

[credit provider=”goodiesfirst via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/scaredykat/3251908111/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] We’ve warned you about the cowpocalypse and cornmageddon.Now prepare for…the Wingpocalypse.
The Drought Is Causing Buffalo Wingpocalypse
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These ‘Antibiotic-Free’ Meat Labels Are Incredibly Misleading

[credit provider=”commons.wikimedia.org” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org”] This month Consumer Reports released a study on the use of antibiotics in meat. What really sticks out is the amount of labels that appear to indicate a product is free of antibiotics when this is not actually the case.To help you sort the good from the bad on […]
These ‘Antibiotic-Free’ Meat Labels Are Incredibly Misleading
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Dark Meat Prices Soar As Consumers Wise Up To The Best Part Of The Chicken

[credit provider=”Flickr/Steven-l-johnson” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenljohnson/5049210796/in/photostream/”] MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pat LaFrieda Jr. can’t get enough chicken thighs. If his family business featured on the new Food Network series “Meat Men” orders 100 cases of boneless, skinless thighs, his supplier might deliver only 60.That’s because consumers have discovered something chefs have long known about […]
Dark Meat Prices Soar As Consumers Wise Up To The Best Part Of The Chicken
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Government Regulations Are Ruining Easter In Europe

[credit provider=”SteveR- on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/git/130879560/”] BRUSSELS (AP) — ‘Tis the season to paint Easter eggs in Europe. Now children, listen: Handle with care, they break easily — and this year there are not too many about so they are very expensive.Demand for eggs traditionally reaches its peak around the Easter […]
Government Regulations Are Ruining Easter In Europe
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