|Emissions from 10 food and drinks companies 'higher than Nordics'|
The Guardian [UK] - 5/20/2014. By Rebecca Smithers - The 'big 10' global food and drink companies together emit more greenhouse gases than the Nordic countries and would rank as the 25th most polluting country in the world if grouped together, the international charity and agency Oxfam claims in a new report on Tuesday.
|We'll Have the Fish, Thanks|
OnEarth - 5/19/2014. By Tracie McMillan - Back when Gwen Clements worked at the Perdue chicken plant in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, she stood beside a conveyor belt blanketed in chicken parts for eight hours each day. Usually she packed drumsticks, but whichever part of the bird she happened to be packing on a given shift, the smell was as constant as it was noxious: a combination of raw poultry and chlorine, the latter emanating from the pathogen-killing chemical bath that the carcasses – often contaminated with fecal matter – would receive during processing.