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Humane Meat

There’s A Strange Reason Your ‘Humanely Raised’ Meat Tastes So Good

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.26.2016 | Taste

There’s one big reason meat from a “humane farm” tastes so good, and it has nothing to do with farms. According to new research, merely being to...

Meet the Former Slaughterhouse Worker Who Became an Animal Rights Activist

Anna Pippus | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Anna Pippus

The kill line can't stop. Josh Agland learned this from his supervisors during his first week as an employee at a slaughterhouse in Australia, where h...

"Certified Humane" Is a Marketing Trademark, Not a Legally Regulated Description

Anna Pippus | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
Anna Pippus

Earls is having a bad week. Following its transition to sourcing only "Certified Humane" beef--which will come from the U.S. instead of Alberta--it's ...

How Whole Foods Customers Are Being Told Porkies About Pork

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

As disturbing as this is, it's not a surprise to those of us who have to sit through sickening videos and then listen to the profiteers defend the practices, cover them up and kill the messenger along with the pigs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and others.

7 Good Reasons to Shun Eggs During National Egg Month and All Other Times of the Year

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.13.2016 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

You can help chickens everywhere by refusing to buy any eggs and instead using egg-free options for your baking and cooking.

This Thanksgiving, Don't Be Bamboozled by Butterball's 'Humane' Turkeys

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 01.21.2015 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Although the meat industry would like us to believe that we can have our turkey breasts and bacon everything with a clear conscience, that's a bigger load of manure than even a factory farm generates. It's a gimmick. The only 100 percent "humane" meat is no meat at all.

A Guide To Buying The Best Pork Shoulder

Steven Raichlen | Posted 12.24.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The average hog today contains 31 percent less fat than it would have 20 years ago. And we all know that that fat carries flavor.

Shangri-La in Our Own Backyard

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 09.17.2013 | New York
Corinna Clendenen

When heat rises from the concrete in waves, humidity hangs on the air in heavy vapor, and warmed chewing gum pulls up off the sidewalk and sticks to the soles of my shoes, I find myself gravitating to the farmer's market.

Let's Face It: There Is No Such Thing as Humane Meat

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true, how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances, such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window?

Touring Documentary Spreads Gospel Of Good Meat

Posted 12.04.2012 | Home

"American Meat," a new documentary about the state of the country's livestock industry, has been around for a couple years now, spreading celebrity fa...

Who's To Blame For Factory Pork? Probably You

Tamar Haspel | Posted 12.01.2012 | Home
Tamar Haspel

It's easy to come down hard on pork producers, and I'm perfectly willing to do that, but I think we need to tackle this problem at its source: the demand for ever-cheaper pork.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: In Vitro Meat | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

Would you eat a hamburger grown in a petri dish? How would you feel if your breakfast sausage came from the lab? Well, scientists are getting close to making this a reality.

Humane Meat

Kathy Freston | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

It's difficult to imagine how any approach to meat production could be worse than factory farming as it is currently practiced in this country.

The Real Vegan Challenge Won't Be Televised (VIDEO)

Ari Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ari Solomon

It's been said that "As Oprah goes... so goes the nation." And in case you missed it, last week Oprah, and almost 400 of her staff, went vegan. Last T...

A man walks into a restaurant... A short story.

Ari Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ari Solomon

This is a test. A man walks into a restaurant. Well, actually a man and his dog, a cute-as-hell black Labrador pup... one of those dogs you can't he...