Three factors make big food corporations socially responsible, says Temple Grandin.
Consumers are interested in not only what they buy, but how it was made and who/what was affected in bringing it to market.
Farm size influences different aspects of animal welfare in different ways but big is not necessarily bad, say researchers.
Hogs that die in transit to a packing plant are an economic and welfare concern to producers, transporters, abattoirs and consumers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved two processes regarding the use of Improvest in hogs.
Legacy Farms designed to typify traditional hog farm with observation decks of production areas open to public.
Americans by and large believe it's possible to have a great deal of control over their level of physical activity, the healthfulness of their diet and their weight, yet far fewer are actually taking that control.
A California-based private equity fund has purchased a stake in Australia-based Ridley Corp.
The challenge for the next 40 years is to produce as much food as has been produced in the last 8,000 years.
Losses within dairy and beef production systems directly influence the environmental impact of a particular production system.