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