Christopher Leonard

Christopher Leonard is the author of The Meat Racket. He is a Schmidt Family Foundation fellow at the New America Foundation. Follow him on Twitter at @CleonardNews.

Food
March 4 2014 7:52 AMMeat Industry 1, Obama Administration 0The president’s ambitious antitrust plan was no match for lobbyists with lots of cash.
Food
June 10 2013 11:53 AMRed MeatSmithfield Foods and Communist China are a match made in heaven.
Food
March 3 2014 1:30 PMHow a Few Very Powerful Meat Companies Raise Chicken Prices—No Collusion Necessary
Food
Feb. 14 2013 4:55 AMWhy Beef Is Becoming More Like ChickenCheap, uniform, and bland.

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