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Why Breeds Matter

The future of cattle lies in its genetic diversity By Marianne Landzettel Ninety-nine percent of the roughly nine million Holstein dairy cows in the US can be traced back to two bulls that were born in the ‘60s, according...

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The Price We Pay

Considering the True Cost of Industrial Beef By Marie Burcham The environmental impact of beef production may be the thorniest topic discussed in food circles today. Conflicting messaging only complicates matters. One way to weigh the implications of your...

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Hot on the Tracks of Organic Beef Fraud

A look into our work investigating whistleblower complaints. By Marie Burcham In 2018, Cornucopia received a complaint concerning potential organic fraud in beef that was worth investigating. From the outset, this appeared to be a case where cattle were...

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