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The real cost of cheap US chicken? Chlorination is just the start | Felicity Lawrence10 Sep 1:00am

The real cost of cheap US chicken? Chlorination is just the start | Felicity Lawrence

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Concerns about the safety of post-Brexit imports mask a bigger issue: the hyper-intensive American farming model As sugar was to the 18th and 19th centuries, so chicken is to the 20th and 21st centuries. It has been turned into one of the defining commodities of our era. A luxury until it underwent its industrial revolution from the 1960s on, it is now ubiquitous. Today, questions about how poultry is produced, by and for whom, and to whose profit, take you to the heart of the global trade system. So there is no escape from the debate about
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