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Why technology could make animals obsolete

Wherever we look, humans have consistently built technologies that surpass their animal predecessors. Cars replaced horses, petroleum replaced whales, tractors replaced oxen, telecommunications replaced carrier pigeons. Food may be next.

Swine Innovation Summit

The global food system is undergoing explosive change as three macro trends are converging—Consumer Behavior, Disruptive Business Models and Emerging Technologies. The Pork Checkoff’s inaugural Swine Innovation Summit, to be held on Sept.

Who’s bringing China its bacon now that it’s running low?

A worldwide pork deficit is impending and one virus is to blame. But who’s going to fill in the gaps? Meat giant Tyson’s latest earnings reveal it’s not them, with the US-China trade war largely to blame. Could they lose out to alternatives like Impossible Foods?

Inside Insect Farming: Former CEO Reveals Tactics & Trends

"I had a front-row seat to the buzz - and the reality. It’s easy to criticize this industry, and the entrepreneurs who drive it forward, for being full of hype. In many cases, that is true; but it’s part of a more complicated reality," writes Sean McDonald.