Livestock Industry

Take Back Our Food System

“Somebody’s making a whole bunch of money, and somebody’s getting screwed.” These are the bold and profound words of Mr. Bob Miller, a rancher and lifelong farmer, out of Okmulgee, Oklahoma who’s felt the intense squeeze of the pricing pyramid … Continued


A ‘habitual offender’ unleashes nearly half a billion salmonella-tainted eggs

Originally published on by Tom Philpott - 19 Aug 2010. As a jaded observer of  the livestock industry, I just sighed when I learned the scale of the current salmonella-tainted egg recall: 380 million eggs, distributed under 10 different brands … Continued