The Jew And The Carrot

Mixing Bowl: Egg Industry Announcement; Mark Bittman Goes to Iowa

By Devra Ferst

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The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers announced yesterday that they will urge lawmakers to create legislation that would protect the living conditions of hens used in the egg industry. “This would mark the first federal law regulating the treatment of animals on farms,” says CNN’s Eatocracy.

More on the Dutch parliament’s effort to ban kosher and hallal meat slaughter on Tablet.

Serious Eats checked in with Spike Mendelsohn’s Sixth & Rye food truck in DC. Their slide show is making us hungry.

Mark Bittman visits a pig farm Iowa and argues that the state’s failed ag-gag law, which would have prohibited video or photograph of treatment of animals on chicken and pig farms, is irrelevant as it’s already virtually impossible to see how these animals are treated.

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