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BIG PICTURE

The new world of 'sustainable beef'

July 14, 2015

Straight talk on what it means, where welfare fits and what the future holds

Who's driving this bus?

Amid 'grocery wars,' Jamie Oliver, 'hormone free' Walmart and a storm of related debate, this is the core question many producers and others in animal agriculture have about the new swath of expectations and 'sustainability' programs taking hold throughout the industry and the marketplace.


BIG PICTURE

Walmart makes waves

June 4, 2015

Ground breaking animal welfare policy sends major ripples throughout agriculture and food


THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Q&A: Busting myths on beef and dairy fats

June 4, 2015

Science pulls back the curtain to show natural trans from ruminants is not a health concern


BIG PICTURE

'High-noon' on fats

June 4, 2015

Breaking down the good, the bad and what's the difference

NEW SCIENCE

Good news about trans fats? "We are learning there is a very important public health message to convey about ruminant natural trans fats and how these are different from the industrial trans fats that have been targeted as harmful to health." – Dr. Spencer Proctor, University of Alberta

Science tackles sow housing challenge. "If there is one thing we have learned that we can pass on to you in North America, itís that group sow housing is possible and the farmer is the key to success." – Dr. Herman Vermeer, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Netherlands


SPECIAL REPORTS

Banff Pork Seminar 2015

Get the information from this leading seminar (Jan. 20 to 22, 2015) in this Special Report. More »

2015 Livestock Care Conference

Conference Coming soon: Watch for news from Meristem editors covering this event as LCC 2015 approaches. More »

View the 2014 LCC report


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