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matthew prescott


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Matthew Prescott is the author of the forthcoming book Food is the Solution: What to Eat to Save the World (with foreword by Academy Award-winning director James Cameron), due out Spring 2018 from Flatiron Books. He's Senior Food Policy Director for The Humane Society of the United States, an advisor to the Good Food Institute, and a leading figure in the global movement to reform how we farm and eat. A sought-after speaker and thought leader, Prescott has spent over a decade and a half sharing his ideas with Ivy League universities, Fortune 500 companies, consumers, and more. His work has helped lead to sweeping changes in the supply chains of hundreds of major food companies, impacted countless individuals’ diets, and has been covered extensively by the media: his work has been featured by CNN, in the pages of the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalUSA Today, the Boston Globe, and countless more; his writing’s been published in the Washington Post, Barron’s and others; his photographs have appeared in the likes of Rolling Stone and Food & Wine; he's appeared as a guest on national television news programsand he was even once a guest on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, the writer Lara Prescott

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Matthew Prescott is represented by The Lisa Ekus Group, LLC

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"Why Animal Cruelty is Bad for Business," FORTUNE, June 2017
"What's Happening Behind our Plates?," USA Today (insert), April 2017
"HSUS agrees with Animal Agriculture Alliance," WATT, February 2017
"Chicken may not be the lean meat you thought it was," Huffington Post, February 2017
"Poultry Industry Plays Chicken with Consumers," Huffington Post, January 2017
"Dairy industry has a cow over plant-based milk," Grist, January 2017
"The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare," radio interview with NPR Baltimore (WYPR), July 2016
"The Supermarket Sector's Cage-Free Future," SupermarketGuru.com, February 2016
"The Egg Supply's Cage-Free Future," Nation's Restaurant News, December 2015
The Future of Food Finance,” Barron’s, July 2015
"Humane Food and Ethical Investment," radio interview with ABC Radio Australia's national Blueprint for Living program, September 2015
"Big Food Investors to Meet about Humane Sourcing," Reuters (interview), September 2015
"Ryan Gosling tells Costco: Switch to Cage-Free Eggs," CBS News, June 2015
"The Business Side of Animal Rights," Wall Street Journal, January 2015
Your Pig Almost Certainly Came from a Factory Farm, No Matter What Anyone Tells You,” Washington Post, June 2014
Industrial Farming’s Food For Thought,” Triple Pundit, May 2015
Food and Social Media,” New York Times (letter), December 2013
Capitalizing on Corporate Responsibility,” Grocery Headquarters, June 2014
"The Humane Society's New Pitch: This Pork Producer is a Bad Investment," Bloomberg, April 2014
Taking Sides,” Supermarket News, January 2014
"Smithfield Prods Pork Suppliers to Dump Pig Crates," NPR, January 2014
"Burger King Agrees to Cage-Free Eggs," CNN, April 2012
HSUS Seeks Safe and Sustainable Food Supply,” Nation’s Restaurant News, April 2011
More Humane Food Supply Can be Good Economically,” Nation’s Restaurant News, December 2013
In Massive Shift, Nestle Takes on Animal Cruelty,” LiveScience, September 2014
Pork Producers Prohibit Painful Pig Pens,” LiveScience, June 2014
What Consumers can do to Improve the Lives of Farm Animals,” CNN, July 2012