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NatGeo Goes Undercover on Factory Farms

The wildlife media group’s new investigative series teams up with Mercy For Animals for an undercover exposé.

The National Geographic show Inside: Secret America explores the increasingly controversial animal-agriculture industry by going undercover on America’s factory farms. The show stars husband and wife, award-winning journalists Mariana van Zeller and Darren Foster; they team up with Mercy For Animals activists “Pete” and “Jane,” who conducted undercover exposés in the past on a Burger King dairy supplier and a Butterball turkey farm, which resulted in animal-cruelty convictions. The show’s hosts will also interview MFA Director of Investigations Matt Rice, who will talk about the rise of ag-gag legislature that seeks to make undercover animal industry investigations illegal.

Mosa Meat to Debut Slaughter-Free Meat by 2020

The European company that made the first lab-grown hamburger—for a cost of $325,000—will soon debut on menus at upscale restaurants.
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Grass is Running Out for Grass-Fed Beef

High demand for what consumers think is healthier cow meat, along with climate change, is creating a shortage in nutritious grass.
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Impossible Burger Prompts Eatery to Offer Vegan Options

After overwhelming interest in its newest menu item, Hell's Kitchen Minneapolis launches vegan buns and designates non-meat cooktops for the Impossible Burger.
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Plant-Based Acquisitions Quadrupled in 2017

Companies such as Nestlé, Maple Leaf Foods, and General Mills continue to diversify their portfolios with profitable plant-based brands.
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Vegan Senator Cory Booker Launches Podcast

The senator launched his Lift Every Voice podcast on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to elevate the voices of activists fighting for social justice.
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