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Don't Romanticize Small Farmers -- Some Are Jerks

Don't Romanticize Small Farmers -- Some Are Jerks

Tamar Haspel  08.30.2012
The destruction of topsoil, the reliance on monocrops, and the web of subsidies for corn and soy are indefensible. Painting big farmers...
Mark Bittman Apologizes For Calling Dead Chick-Fil-A VP A Pig

Mark Bittman Apologizes For Calling Dead Chick-Fil-A VP A Pig

  08. 8.2012
New York Times food writer Mark Bittman has found himself in some hot water recently. First he tried to alienate his dairy-loving readers...
Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

culture magazine  07.13.2012
In last Saturday's New York Times, Mark Bittman tells the story of his heartburn, and how quitting dairy helped him lick a lifelong case...
Alton Brown Fumes At Mark Bittman Over Food TV Comments

Alton Brown Fumes At Mark Bittman Over Food TV Comments

Rachel Tepper  04.12.2012
Sorry, food television stars: New York Times columnist Mark Bittman probably isn't a fan. According to Capital New York, the scribe behind...
What’s A Calorie?

What’s A Calorie?

David Katz, M.D.  03.22.2012
We are wasting our energy debating the nature of the calorie -- which is, simply, and incontrovertibly, a measure of energy.
Fake Chicken Worth Eating?

Fake Chicken Worth Eating?

NYTimes.com  03.12.2012
It is pretty well established that animals are capable of suffering; we’ve come a long way since Descartes famously compared them to...
Mark Bittman: We're Eating Less Meat. Why?

Mark Bittman: We're Eating Less Meat. Why?

NYTimes.com  01.11.2012
Americans eat more meat than any other population in the world; about one-sixth of the total, though we're less than one-twentieth of the...
There's A 25% Chance Your Ground Meat Has A Potentially Fatal Bacteria

There's A 25% Chance Your Ground Meat Has A Potentially Fatal Bacteria

  12.28.2011
Mark Bittman has yet another fascinating column in the New York Times, this time on the prevalence of bacteria in meat. He discusses a...
Meatless Monday: A Frugal Feast For New Year's Day

Meatless Monday: A Frugal Feast For New Year's Day

Ellen Kanner  12.25.2011
Kissing at midnight on New Year's Eve is great -- hell, kissing anytime is great -- but dishing up hopping john on New Year's Day is when...