Although it may feel like COVID-19 came out of nowhere, the meat industry, among other human practices, created the perfect conditions for new highly infectious diseases to arise. Going vegetarian could help prevent a future pandemic, says Max Proctor CM ’22.
Ronald Herring gave a captivating and thought-provoking talk on genes in food Sept. 29 at Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum. Herring, a political economy and ecology professor at Cornell University, teaches a vast range of topics but maintains a primary focus on agriculture and rural development. An expert on agrarian political economy, Herring is currently the