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The next pandemic could come from factory farms

The next pandemic could come from factory farms

In the past half-century, the global production of meat has undergone a seismic shift. While meat was once mostly raised on small farms, today almost all the meat we eat comes from industrialized “factory” farms, known as “concentrated animal feeding operations,” or CAFOs. More than 90 percent of the world’s meat supply comes from CAFOs.…
J.Crew Factory Has Our Most Wanted Wardrobe Staples On Super Sale

J.Crew Factory Has Our Most Wanted Wardrobe Staples On Super Sale

Ahead, we flag the most essential of these end-of-February buys that all clock in under $100. Build up your cross-seasonal closet with everything from $10 tees with the perfect fit to your new favorite pair of wide-leg denim, classic tailored blazers, canvas sneakers, bias-cut midi skirts, extra-soft sweaters, and even blue-light blocking glasses with retro-chic…
Zara Announces Sustainability Initiatives — But What About Its Factory Workers?

Zara Announces Sustainability Initiatives — But What About Its Factory Workers?

However, there was one major component missing in its initiatives: its factories. Customers have found handwritten notes inside the pockets of in-store merchandise from disgruntled factory workers in Istanbul, Turkey. Zara's factories are integral to its business model; it’s why the fast-fashion brand is able to produce its merchandise at such a rapid pace. Zara:…
I Live In An Old Ice Cream Factory — & My Rent Is $3,750 A Month

I Live In An Old Ice Cream Factory — & My Rent Is $3,750...

So the couple hotel-hopped for the first two months ("I don't recommend that at all," Mak notes), and when a space finally opened up, they called up the agent, saw the space, and then signed that day. "And I'll tell you, we have all the character," she says.

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