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Raw deal : hidden corruption, corporate greed, and the fight for the future of meat / by Chloe Sorvino.

Sorvino, Chloe, (author.).


"A shocking and engrossing exposé of the US meat industry, the devastating failures of the country's food system, and the growing disappointment of alternative meat producers claiming to revolutionize the future of food by the head of Forbes's Food, Drink, and Agriculture division, Chloe Sorvino"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781982172046
  • ISBN: 1982172045
  • Physical Description: viii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-322) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A pandemic catalyst -- Section I: The industrial grip -- How Goliath got so big -- Consolidation of power -- Monopsony just doesn't have the same ring to it -- The human cost of eating meat -- The JBS takeover of America's meat -- JBS goes to Washington -- How big is too big? -- Section II: Challenging the industrial meat status quo -- How climate change will upend industrial meat -- The threat of antibiotic resistance -- Meat's accessibility gap -- Section III: Alternative challengers -- Can climate crisis reform meat? -- Breeding a better chicken through feed and genetics --- The dumb money driving the plant-based boom -- Will meatless meat actually help the earth? -- Lab-grown power grab -- Sourcing local alternatives -- Section IV: Maximizing what we've got -- An independent slaughter -- Bracing.
Subject: Meat industry and trade > United States.
Meat industry and trade > Corrupt practices > United States.
Meat substitutes > United States.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.


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Erlanger Branch 338.176 S714r 2022 (Text) 33126022630820 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/24/2023
Wm. E. Durr Branch 338.176 S714r 2022 (Text) 33126022630838 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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