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Beef carcasses hang in the sales cooler at the JBS beef plant in Greeley, Colo.
Stephanie Paige Ogburn/KUNC
July 10, 2015 Executives at JBS, the world's largest meat producer, know consumers want to know more about how their food is sourced. But the very nature of their business is grisly and sometimes unpalatable.
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Barbara and Norman Roux stand in front of cattle pens on their farm outside of Moundridge, Kan., where she has raised cattle for nearly 70 years.
Peggy Lowe/Harvest Public Media
June 28, 2012 The beef industry is shaped like a bottle: It starts at the bottom with 750,000 small ranches and ends with just four meatpacking plants processing about 82 percent of the beef we eat.
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