Industrialized Meat

IATP’s Global Meat Complex: The China Series looks in depth at China’s feed, pork, poultry and dairy sectors, the past and future trajectory of the industry, and global impacts of China’s efforts to balance grain self-sufficiency and the desire to provide cheap meat.


Act now, or face catastrophic post-antibiotic era

Growing antibiotic resistance could mean catastrophic results for public health, economic systems; unnecessary and excessive antibiotic use in livestock production is a chief contributor.

Bracing for impacts as China enters industrial meat complex

China's transition to an industrial, resource-intensive model of livestock production could have major implications around the world, impacting farmers, public health and the environment.

U.S. groups voice concerns about meat industry demands in transatlantic trade deal

U.S. groups voice concerns about meat industry demands in transatlantic trade deal.

Big Meat imitates Big Tobacco in fighting the public’s right to know

As new labeling laws attempt to defend public interest, what has Big Meat learned from Big Tobacco in how to fight the public's right to know?

“Two Converging Rivers”: Understanding Shuanghui’s acquisition of Smithfield

The Smithfield acquisition acutely brings home one—albeit overlooked—fact: meat is a globalized industry.




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