The intersection of labor, food production, and consumption

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There’s a run on bacon. Seriously. While I am a vegetarian, the idea of a bacon shortage filled me with questions about the food production industry. Are the workers in the plants low paid? Are they working in terrible environments? What’s going on?

I also had questions about how meat is made. What’s the myth? What’s the reality?

Luckily, my friend Jesse McCoy helped answer those questions like:

  1. How do cheap labor and the corporatization of farming affect some of what’s happening in the world?
  2. What is going on with animal depopulation?
  3. And, the biggest question of all: how can we better consumers and citizens of the world? Read more here…

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