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USA: Where Meat Means Money by Piotr Malecki (93 images)

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In America, meat is big business. The meat and poultry industry is the largest sector of US agriculture, grossing an impressive US $ 155 billion in 2009 and employing a total of some 6.2 million people in companies involved in meat production along with their suppliers, distributors, retailers and other connected industries.

America has an abundance of all the basic ingredients for successful, large-scale meat production: vast swathes of grazing land, an insatiable demand for...
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