The ultimate purpose of my farm, though not the whole point, is to raise animals to be slaughtered so that we can eat their meat. Though it is arguably better to treat an animal as an animal rather than a widget, in either case we are assuming that an animal does not have the same capacity for feeling as a human.
Sometimes, when we talk about sustainable seafood at Shedd, people wonder why we include the Great Lakes. After all, when people think about seafood, images of fishing boats along the Atlantic or Pacific coasts often come to mind.
Humane handling has increasingly become an important issue to the American public, and rightly so. The discerning public demands that the animals that go into those packages on our shelves are treated humanely before giving their lives to our service.
Stored in the finest French oak barrels, the young wines are still alive as the yeast play their part in the transition. Lifting the carbon dioxide release stopper, the bung on a barrel, Bruce puts our ear over the hole. We can hear a distinct crackling sound in the barrel, the sound of the yeast at work making wine.
I still maintain that sipping a glass of wine with friends is one of life's greatest pleasures. The ritual nature of an after-work drink is both what makes it so comforting -- and potentially dangerous
In three years, the day has become a showcase of the diversity, creativity, and effectiveness of the movement working to transform what we eat, how we grow it, and who has access to it.
Nine states have passed laws to ban gestation crates, and New Jersey lawmakers want their state to become the tenth. That's why they voted in a major bipartisan show of support, to implement this animal welfare policy in New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie regrettably vetoed the bill.
Have you ever wondered where baby carrots come from? These bite-sized crunchers have experienced a pretty incredible journey by the time they wind up in our lunch boxes and snack trays.
Get this: If food waste was a country, it would be ranked number three in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. Why do we waste so much food and what should we do about it?
We caught up with some of food's biggest stars on the red carpe at the New York Wine and Food Festival. Here's what they had to say.
Turns out that while we're chewing on gold bears over here, our European brethren are noshing on fried eggs, vampires and habanero treats.
3D chocolate printing is still in its infancy, but already it is sparking debates about the relationship between food and technology. Can printed food coexist with the ever-greater presence of local and organic movements? Does printed food have the ability to feed the world?
To make sure that uneaten food that is packed to go winds up being eaten not tossed, up-to-date doggie bags should accommodate in-home use concerns like microwave-ability and freshness, even including directions for reheating or serving suggestions.
Grocery Manufactures Association was recently sued for not disclosing the donors behind GMA's $7 million-plus donation to stop I-522, which would require genetically-engineered foods to be labeled. The judge threw out that case on a technicality. But then, Big Food's arrogance got the best of them.
Whether you like Ginger Ale Highballs, on the rocks, or paired with food, this guide is all about savoring the setting and the good stuff, sip by sip.