News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Agrifood Angle

Roy Graber combines his Midwestern farming background with his knowledge of economics and agriculture policy to offer a deeper look at the poultry and pig industries.

Arizona Mirror seems to back animal rights agenda

Arizona news organization appears to be promoting anti-Hickman’s Egg Ranch more than the animal rights group that filmed it
An animal rights activist with the group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) admitted to a reporter she and another member of the group trespassed at a Hickman’s Egg Ranch facility in order to shoot a video that would paint the company in an unfavorable light.
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Influencer’s carnivore diet experiment disappoints

Alyse Parker said she felt healthier after only eating meat and poultry products, but she also perpetuated stereotypes about animal agriculture production
Online influencer Alyse Parker, a former vegan, conducted an experiment in which she ate only meat and eggs over a 30-day period.
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Maple Leaf CEO: Carbon neutrality helps business, planet

Consumers are increasingly interested in food companies’ sustainability efforts, and the company hopes that will lead to stronger returns for shareholders
With much fanfare, Maple Leaf Foods recently announced it had become the first major food company in the world to become carbon neutral.
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Sorry, Impossible Burger, we’ve found someone else

Dave & Buster's says goodbye to Impossible Burger and begins serving plant-based Lightlife Burger
With so much emphasis placed on how plant-based proteins are competitors for meat and poultry products, I never really thought about competition between companies that make those plant-based products.
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Survey shows favor of prosecuting companies ICE raided

State of the State survey in Mississippi asks questions related to August raids of poultry plants in the state
Following the August 7 raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on poultry plants in Mississippi, a poll was conducted asking voters in the state if they thought undocumented immigrant workers would be allowed to stay, and if the companies targeted in the raids should be prosecuted.
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