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What Happens in the Factory Farm Shouldn't Stay in the Factory Farm

01. 6.2014
Some whistleblower suppression laws -- coined "ag-gag" by food writer Mark Bittman -- aggressively criminalize firsthand documenting and/or...
For The First Time In 100 Years, Americans Are Eating More Chicken Than Beef

For The First Time In 100 Years, Americans Are Eating More Chicken Than Beef

Alison Spiegel  01. 2.2014
America might think of itself as a nation of beef eaters, but for the first time in over a century, Americans are eating more chicken than...
Contaminated Chicken for Christmas Dinner?

Contaminated Chicken for Christmas Dinner?

12.20.2013
Just in time for Christmas dinner, Consumer Reports published a report highlighting the danger posed by the high rate of antibiotic-resistant...

Colorado Republicans Try to Edit out Internal Dissent

12. 6.2013
Do you remember this headline from The Denver Post Spot blog back in September? "Upset Republicans propose chicken protest at Colorado...

America Is Sick of Chicken

11.25.2013
The most effective way to avoid salmonella (other than abstaining from eating poultry) is to know where your food is coming from. When...

American Liberals' Chicken-ism Is Coming Home To Roost

11.17.2013
Having elections every two years for House members means that the only real work that the Representatives do following being elected is...
The Best Ways To Eat The Best Part Of The Chicken

The Best Ways To Eat The Best Part Of The Chicken

11. 1.2013
Chicken breasts are stupid -- let's talk thighs.

Top 5 Tastes: Chewing on Some Hype

10.30.2013
Sure, waiting's the worst, especially for an impatient youngest child as myself, but when it pays off, there's nothing like it.
New USDA Plan Could Increase Horrific Bird Abuse

New USDA Plan Could Increase Horrific Bird Abuse

10.29.2013
Nearly 1 million chickens and turkeys are unintentionally boiled alive each year in U.S. slaughterhouses, often because fast-moving lines...
One Bird, Nine Pieces, The Easy Way

One Bird, Nine Pieces, The Easy Way

10.28.2013
Butchering a whole chicken is easy with a well-placed knife and proper tension.
On Bittman and Kristof, Salmonella and Chickens

On Bittman and Kristof, Salmonella and Chickens

10.23.2013
Paulie quickly learned the sound of my car, charged to my car door when he heard it, squawking and hopping up and down like a lunatic,...

Cook That Chicken Because You're on Your Own

10.18.2013
CDC investigators are a vital link in the chain of public protection because they are the people who "trace back" illness to its source....

Taste Tested: The Best Store Bought Frozen Chicken Fingers

10.15.2013
Chicken fingers are one of those classic American foods. And honestly, what's not to like? It's chicken, breaded and fried until crispy,...

Warm Up This Fall With Chili and Cornbread

10.10.2013
Twelve chili and cornbread recipes that will raise your temp in no time.