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A New Beef With Meat and Eggs? My Gut Reactions

A New Beef With Meat and Eggs? My Gut Reactions

David Katz, M.D.  04.30.2013
For now, my gut reaction to the news about TMAO is that context matters. It's not really just about meat or eggs in the diet, but about...
B.A.S.I.C Braising

B.A.S.I.C Braising

Jeffrey de Picciotto  04.30.2013
To brown or not to brown? To cover or not to cover? To strain or not to strain?

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Big Ag Washes Its Hands of Any Responsibility

Andrew Gunther  04.26.2013
The "cook it properly and everything will be ok" spin is just Big Ag's latest attempt to absolve itself of any responsibility for squandering...

Rethinking Agriculture: National Climate Assessment Provides (Another) Reason

Mia MacDonald  04.24.2013
Food systems are an important area for scrutiny. New agricultural ideas and actions are essential amid rising climate stress, a growing...
Risky Meat: Will Your Meal Send You To The Hospital?

Risky Meat: Will Your Meal Send You To The Hospital?

Michael F. Jacobson  04.24.2013
We decided to analyze outbreak data to answer the question: What are the riskiest -- and the safest -- meat and poultry products? Which...
Mark Bittman: Two-thirds Vegan and a Handful of Other

Mark Bittman: Two-thirds Vegan and a Handful of Other

Andrea Grossman  04.10.2013
Bittman brings out the joy in eating light, healthy meals for breakfast and lunch, and dives head first into a moderate omnivorous meal...
Supper Club: Short Ribs and Cornmeal Popovers

Supper Club: Short Ribs and Cornmeal Popovers

Ali Schmidt  04.10.2013
Cooking makes me feel sexy: my secret weapon is no longer how smoothly I underage drink, but how I can roast a fatty piece of meat into...

Debate: After Activists Covertly Expose Animal Cruelty, Should They Be Targeted With "Ag-Gag" Laws?

Democracy Now!  04. 9.2013
So-called "ag-gag" bills that criminalize undercover filming on farms and at slaughterhouses to document criminal animal abuse are sweeping...
The Omnivore Vegan:

The Omnivore Vegan: "No Meat"

Food Politic  04. 8.2013
When most people think of a farm, it's fresh eggs and produce in the morning, milking cows, and, sometimes, sending animals to slaughter....
What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

Michael D'Antonio  04. 4.2013
Temple Grandin, who has applied herself to reforming the slaughter of cattle with some success, seems to straddle the line on the issue...
Meat Industry Makes Major Label Upgrade

Meat Industry Makes Major Label Upgrade

AP  04. 4.2013
-- Don't know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little easier. The American meat industry is rolling out a refresh...
University Beef

University Beef

Food Politic  03.31.2013
I have found food to be the solution to most problems in life. Hungry? Eat. Tired? Eat. Upset? Eat. Need to celebrate? Eat. Now, food also...
How the Poultry Industry Is Grinding Up Workers' Health and Rights

How the Poultry Industry Is Grinding Up Workers' Health and Rights

Michelle Chen  03.29.2013
Bitter hardships are stowed far away from the millions of super-clean, ultra-cheap drumsticks that will end up on American dinner tables...
Shepherd's Pie: It's Not Indian?!

Shepherd's Pie: It's Not Indian?!

Anjali Malhotra  03.14.2013
I vividly remember the moment my fork sliced through layers of pillowy potatoes and savory minced lamb as I ate my first shepherd's pie....