Agriculture

JBS USA suspends shipments from Kentucky farm after video

Jul 17, 2018

JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video

Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

Jul 17, 2018

A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

Jul 16, 2018

Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company

Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry's over eco-friendly claims

Jul 12, 2018

A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's alleging the company misleads consumers about its environmental practices

Is the "organic" seal worth it, given disputes on standards?

Jul 11, 2018

Is the "organic" seal worth the extra price, given disputes over standards?

Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

Jul 11, 2018

Conservationists on Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa are encouraging farmers to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees as a way to improve their lot and reverse deforestation at the same time

Thai court acquits migrant poultry workers of defamation

Jul 11, 2018

A court in Thailand dismisses criminal defamation charges brought against 14 migrant workers from by their former employer, a poultry farm they had accused of labor and human rights violations

In Alabama, a onetime Trump critic fights GOP challenger

Jul 11, 2018

In Alabama, a onetime Trump critic fights primary challenger with Trump's help

State: Man pleads guilty to theft of $3M in grain proceeds

Jul 10, 2018

State officials say a grain merchant accused of stealing more than $3 million in proceeds from grain he sold on behalf of 35 farmers in northern Ohio has pleaded guilty to theft and other charges

Hunger, fear, desperation: What came of an ordinary ICE raid

Jul 9, 2018

Many miles from the Mexico border, authorities are separating families in operations that target immigrants already living in the U.S., conducted in the name of public safety

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