A better solution is to break up the industry, by creating policies that prevent companies from owning the animals they slaughter or by limiting their business to one form of animal protein, says Austin Frerick, deputy director of the Thurman Arnold Project at Yale University, an antitrust research center.

“This isn’t rocket science,” he says. “Like, we’re not trying to regulate the search engine. This is just a [type of] company that got too big.”

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