Ready to get smarter about your meat consumption? Cutting back 15 percent is part one. The next step is all about quality. Organic and antibiotic-free meats (which were fed non-GMO and pesticide-free feed) are a healthier choice in the meat aisle, and can translate back to your health.
The industrialization of the American meat system has inarguably resulted in cheap hot dogs. But at what price? China should think hard about the consequences that will likely flow from adopting the U.S. factory farming model.
Consumers Union is urging Trader Joe's to lead the way to ending antibiotic overuse in livestock by ending the sale of meat raised with these drugs in its stores. Selling meat raised on antibiotics goes against its reputation and confuses its customers and even its staff.
Perhaps the unpleasant memory of making a meaty meal had faded from my mind, or maybe I missed having more options on my menu. Either way, it was a personal decision to give up meat and an entirely new one when I reintroduced it to my diet.