Plucked!: The Truth About Chicken

Plucked The Truth About Chicken This is an important book You can t understand the radical cheapening of food with all its unpleasant effects for farm animals and our most cherished rural landscapes until you begin to understand

  • Title: Plucked!: The Truth About Chicken
  • Author: Maryn McKenna
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This is an important book You can t understand the radical cheapening of food, with all its unpleasant effects, for farm animals and our most cherished rural landscapes, until you begin to understand the industrialisation of chicken Industrial chicken is now displacing many sustainable farming systems, driving them out of business This book explains how that happe This is an important book You can t understand the radical cheapening of food, with all its unpleasant effects, for farm animals and our most cherished rural landscapes, until you begin to understand the industrialisation of chicken Industrial chicken is now displacing many sustainable farming systems, driving them out of business This book explains how that happened and why we should all be worried about it and demand change James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd s LifePlucked examines everything that has gone wrong in the modern agricultural system overuse of antibiotics, threats to the environment, violations of animal welfare, destruction of farming communities, disruption of international trade and delivery of over processed, obesity promoting, nutritionally hollow food.Drawing on years of research into the big chicken industry, acclaimed science writer Maryn McKenna uncovers the people searching for solutions and seeking to return chicken to a sustainable and honoured place on our plate and asking whether, with reform, chicken can safely feed the world Rich with characters who together propelled the story of chicken s unintended consequences, Plucked will reveal how the antibiotic era created modern agriculture It is an eye opening exploration of how the world s most popular meat came to define so much than just chicken nuggets.

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    About “Maryn McKenna

    • Maryn McKenna

      Maryn McKenna is a journalist and author who specializes in public health, global health and food policy.She has reported from epidemics and disasters, and farms and food production sites, on most of the continents, including a field hospital in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, a Thai village erased by the Indian Ocean tsunami, a bird testing unit on the front lines of West Nile virus, an Arctic graveyard of the victims of the 1918 flu, an AIDS treatment center in Yunnan, a polio eradication team in India, breweries in France, a Matrix for chickens in the Netherlands, and the Midwestern farms devastated by the 2015 epidemic of avian flu.She writes about science and food for The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, NPR, Newsweek, Vice, FiveThirtyEight, Wired, Scientific American, Slate, Modern Farmer, Nature, The Atlantic, and The Guardian She is the author of the award winning books SUPERBUG and BEATING BACK THE DEVIL, and is a Senior Fellow of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and a frequent radio guest Her 2015 TED talk, What do we do when antibiotics don t work any , has been viewed than 1.5 million times.



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