#125: Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat featuring Chloe Sorvino

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Chloe Sorvino is the author of the new book Raw Deal: Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat. Sorvino’s shocking exposé explores how the meat industry reached this point, unpacks why it matters so critically, and looks ahead to discuss real solutions. In our conversation with Chloe, we discuss:

* Her book - Raw Deal

* Corruption in the food system

* Corporate interests & political influence

* Centralization of power within the food system

* Grass-roots movements to create higher-quality food

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