Christopher Leonard, The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Investigative reporter Christopher Leonard reveals how a handful of companies have seized the nation's meat supply and created a system that puts farmers on the edge of bankruptcy, hikes up Americans' grocery bills, and places the greatest capitalist country in the world under an oligarchy controlling much of the food we eat.

Christopher Leonard is the former national agribusiness reporter for the Associated Press and a fellow with The New American Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Marc Steiner (The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA-FM) will moderate the conversation with Christopher Leonard.

The Ivy Bookshop will have copies of the book for sale at the program.

Presented in partnership with Food & Water Watch, Assateague Coastal Trust/Coastkeeper, and Baltimore GreenWorks.


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