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USDA Retracts Meatless Monday Plug After Beef Industry Calls Foul

USDA Retracts Meatless Monday Plug After Beef Industry Calls Foul

07.26.2012
WASHINGTON -- The Agriculture Department says a statement on its website encouraging its employees not to eat meat on Mondays was made...
Would You Eat It? Philadelphia Cheesesteak Ice Cream

Would You Eat It? Philadelphia Cheesesteak Ice Cream

07.25.2012
"That's possibly the worst idea I've ever heard," she said. Michelle didn't use these words lightly. But Michelle has her limits, too....
Why Do We Love Meat? It's In Our Genes

Why Do We Love Meat? It's In Our Genes

07.23.2012
Kangaroo ham. Rhino pie. Trunk of elephant. Horse's tongue. Domestic life was a trifle off at William Buckland's home. Some visitors to...

Protect Yourself, Protect the Planet: Eat Less Beef, Part II

07.13.2012
Most Americans are likely aware that eating beef poses potential health risks, but most are likely unaware of the connection between beef...

Considering the Goat in Kashgar

07.12.2012
Food is about more than sustenance in a place like Kashgar; it is a way of life, and a source of pride and community. Neglecting to consider...

When Vegetarianism Fails

07.12.2012
In spiritual practices I've learned that no rigid rules apply. What works as an effective practice in the beginning often needs to evolve...
3 Reasons to Buy Antibiotic-free Meat and Poultry

3 Reasons to Buy Antibiotic-free Meat and Poultry

07.10.2012
Here are three reasons to make the commitment to animals raised without antibiotics that you can share with family and friends.
COLORED CARTILAGE: A Japanese Artist Turns Animal Skeletons Into Beautiful Works Of Art

COLORED CARTILAGE: A Japanese Artist Turns Animal Skeletons Into Beautiful Works Of Art

David Moye  07. 9.2012
No bones about it: A former fisherman-turned-artist in Yokohama City, Japan, is making art lovers look at fish skeletons in a new way. Iori...
Scientific Study Calls For Eating Less Meat

Scientific Study Calls For Eating Less Meat

06.28.2012
Should people eat less meat? Meat consumption isn't just something that impacts your health; it's also played a huge role in problematic...
'What's With The Vitriol, Vegans?'

'What's With The Vitriol, Vegans?'

06.27.2012
"I've never been so disgusted with the human race," said one commenter. What could he have been reacting to? A piece on slavery? The Crusades?...
The Dirty Secret About Ice Cream's Connection To Beef Production

The Dirty Secret About Ice Cream's Connection To Beef Production

06.26.2012
Everyone who eats ice cream -- or butter, cheese, yogurt, or any other variety of dairy -- participates in beef production by the inescapable...
This Is Why We Are Fat

This Is Why We Are Fat

Catherine New  06.12.2012
Health advocates have one tip for Americans trying to eat less fat, sodium and sugar in their diets: Shop the perimeter. In other words,...
Raising Pigs for Meat: Love Them, Kill Them, Eat Them

Raising Pigs for Meat: Love Them, Kill Them, Eat Them

06. 7.2012
Our pigs arrived two days ago, and never did anything cuter grace a cloven hoof. They're about 25 pounds each now, and we're going to get...

Are You Eating Flame Retardants With Your Peanut Butter And Jelly?

Lynne Peeples  05.31.2012
Nothing says "lunch time" to an American kid quite like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Slices of deli meat might be a close second....