The Cachoeira and Paredão farms are co-owned by Marcos Tozzatti and a company he controls. Cachoeira and one of the Paredão farms are also part-owned by a company where Eliseu Padilha – a former cabinet minister – is a partner. Tozzatti has been charged with environmental crimes including clearing hundreds of hectares of forest on Paredão. After being ordered to cease agricultural activity, he more than doubled the size of his herd. … [Read more...] about Meat giants selling to UK linked to Brazil farms in deforested Amazon reserve
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Some of it has been a misunderstanding of the fossil record, but Wragg Sykes said there's also desire to find a cause for their extinction 'which puts them in a bad light and places us on a pedestal.' … [Read more...] about Neanderthals had more sophisticated palates than previously believed and dined on cooked meats, vegetables and EYEBALLS, archaeologist claims
How widespread is halal in the UK?A number of supermarkets including Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons, and the Co-op all sell halal lamb. Some Waitrose lamb products are given a Halal blessing, but are not supplied separately and are therefore not considered halal on the shelves, the chain said. … [Read more...] about What is halal meat?
Law student Brooke Jones began getting symptoms in April and tested positive for Covid-19 a week later. She describes almost everything she smells as like "rotting meat mixed with something off a farm". The 20-year-old, from Bradford, has a list of "safe foods" that she can just about tolerate - toaster waffles, cucumber and tomatoes. Anything else and she just puts up with the unpleasantness. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus loss of smell: ‘Meat tastes like petrol’
The ABC says despite racing's peak body implementing rules requiring the registration and tracking of horses from their birth to their retirement, racehorses are still being killed in slaughterhouses on a weekly basis. … [Read more...] about ‘Kill buyer’ claims horse breeders and trainers KNOW their retired thoroughbreds are being sent to slaughterhouses for meat