Reshaping the Movement: A Look at Animal Rights and Factory Farming in the United States

Since the publication of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation in 1975, the animal rights movement has boomed in the United States. A large portion of the modern movement has focused on attacking industrialized livestock farming (i.e., factory farming). Although there have been many improvements in the industry since its onset about 50 years ago, the animal rights movement… Read More Reshaping the Movement: A Look at Animal Rights and Factory Farming in the United States

Imperfect Produce is Really Pretty Perfect

Among the streams of wasted food in the U.S. is produce that doesn’t make it to market because of cosmetic imperfections. Two new companies, Imperfect and Hungry Harvest, have developed businesses around purchasing and distributing “ugly” produce. In Emeryville, California, Imperfect’s founders Ben Chesler, Ron Clark and Ben Simon, purchase ugly produce from California farms… Read More Imperfect Produce is Really Pretty Perfect