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Domino’s Pizza continues to support animal agriculture

As the alternative meat craze continues and animal welfare questions linger, it is nice to see national chains supporting the animal agriculture industry
"We will never tell a farmer how to farm. We will never tell a rancher how to raise his or her animals...," said Tim McIntyre, executive vice president of communications with Domino’s Pizza.
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Meat Institute board makes environmental impact a non-competitive issue

The North American Meat Institute Executive Board of Directors unanimously agreed to make environmental impact a non-competitive issue, encouraging member companies to share sustainability best practices with each other and freeing their staffs to advise others in the industry seeking to improve their environmental impact for the good of the industry and the planet.
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Will meat alternatives be the normal by 2040?

A recent study says more than half of ‘meat’ will be plant-based or lab-grown in approximately 20 years
Alternative proteins are experiencing significant growth. As fresh meat protein continues to grow at a rate of 1.3%, alternative proteins are growing by 10.3%.
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Applegate kicks off National Hot Dog Month with animal welfare certified franks

July is National Hot Dog Month and with Americans set to down 150 million of them on Independence Day alone, Applegate, the producer of the nation's leading natural and organic meat brand, announced that its iconic The Cleaner Wiener hot dogs will carry a premier mark of higher animal welfare standards: the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) seal.
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Poultry, politics and balanced news coverage

Video from The Young Turks smearing Mountaire Farms may not be that surprising, but the way two news websites from the same company presented the story is
As the nation becomes more politically divided and people seem to believe what they want to believe instead of what is true, it becomes more and more risky to align yourself with either political party.
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Calysta receives $30M investment to improve global food security

Funding from BP Ventures will support worldwide rollout of sustainable single-cell protein
Leading alternative protein producer Calysta has received a $30 million investment from BP Ventures to support a worldwide rollout of Calysta’s FeedKind protein, which can help improve global food security, one of the greatest challenges facing the world today.
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