Monthly Archives December 2017

‘Kale vs. Cow’ documentary makes a case for meat

DEC. 20, 2017 – BY KIMBERLIE CLYMA  KANSAS CITY – At a time when plant-based foods are popping up on menus around the country and the meat industry is being constantly scrutinized, Diana Rodgers, RD, is on a mission to make a case for meat. The “real food” nutritionist, podcast and blog author of Sustainable Dish and sustainability advocate is developing a documentary film called “Kale vs. Cow: The Case for Better Meat” that aims to examine the ethical, environmental and nutritional conundrums of eating meat. Lorentz Take: Mike Lorentz has been saying for years that we need to be eating
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Cutting the Gender Gap in the Meat-Processing Industry

Taped in the window of a truck parked at the Royal Butcher in Braintree, a hand-lettered sign reads: "Experienced meat cutter needed. Starting pay $15/hr." Inside the building, owner Royal Larocque and longtime employee Teresa Mallette explained that they are always looking for good people. Since Larocque opened his slaughterhouse in 2003, he's struggled to find enough qualified, reliable workers. The bar is not unreasonably high. "We need people who are willing to show up every day and want to work," Larocque said.
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