Christopher Leonard

investigative journalist and author

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Investigative journalist and author of The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business

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David Koch, one of the wealthiest men on the planet and an influential libertarian political force, has died at age 79.

Remembering David Koch and his family's political influence

David Koch, one of the wealthiest men on the planet and an influential libertarian political force, has died at age 79.

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Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles, weekdays at noon.

Meat Racket

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles, weekdays at noon.

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The Agriculture Department is conducting a criminal investigation into Rancho Feeding, one of California's few slaughterhouses. It's now closed.

How Safe Is California Beef?

The Agriculture Department is conducting a criminal investigation into Rancho Feeding, one of California's few slaughterhouses. It's now closed.

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