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A Full Plate of Limited Choices

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Like models representing everyday women and men - picture perfect, slender, toned + tall bodies - so is the image of food in contemporary media. It's...

Court to Governor Martinez -- No One Is Above the Law

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Weiss

Emails and campaign contributions detail influence of dairy industry Proclaiming that "No one is above the law," New Mexico's Supreme Court reinstate...

Boozy Milkshakes Across The Country

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Alcoholic milkshakes: a brilliant collaboration of vices. So the next time you're having a hard time deciding between a cocktail and dessert, head to...

Creamy Soup, Without The Cream

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

In high school, our best friend Carolyn (not to mention Jordana) was a vegetarian. This had a huge impact on our potlucks in early years, if this ode ...

Spilled Milk: The Trouble With U.S. Dairies

The Kitchn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"A Tale of Two Dairies," Barry Estabrook's heartbreaking article about the U.S. dairy system, begins with the suicide of a small dairy farmer. With mi...

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez: Our Water's Polluted? Let Them Drink Milk!

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Weiss

Ending last year's pitched battle between industrial dairy's desire to avoid regulation and the public's right to clean, safe drinking water, New Mexi...

Zhao Lianhai, 'Toxic Milk' Protest Father, Freed In China: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mystery over the whereabouts of a grieving Chinese father believed to have been freed from jail after protesting 2008's tainted milk scandal continues...

What Is 'Raw' Food? Is There Cause for Concern?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

When most people think about "raw" they associate it with vegan/vegetarian, but it actually isn't about animal or not, raw means raw proteins. Raw proteins are virgin proteins.

How Traif Came to Williamsburg

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

Chef Jason Marcus of Traif demos his psychedelic foie gras, eggs, hot sauce, and maple gastrique, and also tells a memorable story about a rogue hasid...

Find. Eat. Drink.'s Tips for Cheese Pairings

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

The tradition of American cheeses dates back to the 17th Century English Puritan dairy farmers who brought over the craft from the Old World. It ord...

Largest Dairy In South Carolina Will Be At Prison

AP | SEANNA ADCOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

REMBERT, S.C. — A state prison will soon be home to South Carolina's largest dairy under one roof, as a $7 million expansion quadruples the herd...

Domino's Pizza and the USDA: The Bailout You Didn't Hear About

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

The free market had spoken, and its collective voice said "Yuck!" But instead of standing by and letting Domino's slide deeper into an apparently well-deserved decline, the government chose to intervene with an infusion of cash and a profusion of cheese.

Ireland Plans Handouts Of Cheese To The Poor

The Guardian | Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The country may be a few heartbeats away from intervention by the International Monetary Fund but today the Irish government had a novel message for t...

Ag Department Proposal Threatens Animal Welfare

Temple Grandin, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Temple Grandin, Ph.D

As a scientist who has dedicated her life to improving livestock welfare, I am extremely alarmed that the USDA has paid so little attention to the animal welfare implications of their Humane Slaughter Act.

Is There A Cure For Autoimmune Disease?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Is there another way to treat the causes of autoimmune disease than powerful immune suppressive drugs that put patients at increased risk of infection and death?

The Great Chocolate Milk Debate

Jeanne Ponessa Fratello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanne Ponessa Fratello

The question of whether kids should drink high-calorie sweetened milk to get the nutrition they need has long divided nutrition activists and food industry types.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

Camel Milk: Coming To A Store Near You?

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — To milk a camel, you need warm hands, a gentle touch and quick timing – camels give milk only in 90-second bursts. Gil and ...

Crying Over Spilled Milk: MA Ag Bureaucrat in Desperate Maneuvers

David E. Gumpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David E. Gumpert

Even by Massachusetts political standards, which are quite low, the late-Friday maneuver by Massachusetts' agriculture commissioner was a curious one.

Dairy Farmers Ask Feds to Fix a Broken System

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Weiss

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) held another joint public hearing on anti-trust issues in farming. This hearing focused on dairy farmers, who, it's fair to say, are in a state of overwhelming crisis.

Dairy: 6 Reasons You Should Avoid It at All Costs or Why Following the USDA Food Pyramid Guidelines is Bad for Your Health (VIDEO)

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

After all, everyone knows that you need milk to be healthy. In fact, dairy is nature's perfect food -- but only if you're a calf.

A Perfect Summer Cake, Light and Fluffy

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Lemon-Almond Cake is my favorite summer dessert. It has so few ingredients and such a fresh, clean taste, I can't help but want to make it for every dinner party, every box of treats, every day.

Biography of a Pork Chop: David Kirby's Animal Factory, and the Not-So-Hidden Costs of Cheap Food

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Here in Iowa we have an event called RAGBRAI - The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa - the oldest, largest and longest non-competitive...

California Dairy Farmers' Discontent A Cash Cow? Western States Think So

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DES MOINES, Iowa — The number of dairies in California has plummeted by more than 500 in the past decade, with many moving to other states entic...

Making the Business Case for Dairy Farmer Civil Disobedience

David E. Gumpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David E. Gumpert

Wisconsin dairy owners ever more boldly challenging the agriculture regulators in America's traditional dairy state, who have been trying for more than a year to put a lid on the raw dairy market.