Tag: temple grandin

Turkey welfare and slaughter Video with Dr. Temple Grandin

Over the past several years, I have been engaged in several conversations about transparency, animal welfare, and requests for more information about how livestock make it to our plates. Recently, American Meat Institute has teamed up with Dr. Temple Grandin, a well-know animal scientist who focuses on improving animal welfare practices, especially during slaughter. The […]

Do consumers really want to see where their food comes from? | CNN Eatocracy

Last week, I asked this question in my latest post on CNN Eatocracy. There were a variety of replies, mostly with concern for the ethics of eating meat. The majority of the 225 comments so far have missed the point. “How concerned are consumers about transparency in the food supply?” Read more here. I included […]

If slaughter houses had glass walls… (Video)

In the debate over transparency in our food systems and recent ‘ag gag’ bills/laws across the country, there has been a lot of fuss about slaughterhouses and the consumers’ ability to visualize what happens during livestock slaughter. The New York Times ran an opinion article titled “Open the Slaughterhouses” that opened debate on the ‘ag […]

The Care Package: Video About Cattle Welfare

Cattle Welfare. The cattle are here, it’s what we do. It’s our passion and this business if our livelihood. Bottom line is the cattle are handled better today than they ever were before. The words of this Colorado cattle feedlot operator couldn’t be more representative of cattlemen across the country. On farms, ranches, and many […]

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