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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....
This Little Piggy Went To Market: Where Does Your Meat Come From?

This Little Piggy Went To Market: Where Does Your Meat Come From?

05.29.2012
With the worry that American beef is pumped up with hormones and who knows what else, maybe it is time Americans are taught where the food...
Farming Better, Eating Better: On the Ground Solutions From the Growing Green Awards

Farming Better, Eating Better: On the Ground Solutions From the Growing Green Awards

05.23.2012
Brown succeeds because he loves his work, he loves his land, and he believes that by making his ranch more sustainable, he's doing the...
Study Links Eating Meat With Perception Of Manliness

Study Links Eating Meat With Perception Of Manliness

05.17.2012
If you've ever wondered why fewer men tend to embrace vegetarian lifestyles than women, a new study published in the Journal of Consumer...
Ethics of Eating Meat

Ethics of Eating Meat

05.14.2012
Asking whether eating meat is "ethical" is like asking whether having sex is ethical. Biological imperatives do not pander to such arbitrary...

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

05.14.2012
The meat industry, like much else in U.S. agriculture, has consolidated rapidly over the last half-century. Four giant companies produced...

Confessions of a Meat Addict

05. 8.2012
The New York Times Magazine's "Ethicist" just held an essay contest with the theme, "Is it ethical to eat meat?" The judges were an all-star...
'Pink Slime' Maker To Shut Down 3 Plants Over Uproar

'Pink Slime' Maker To Shut Down 3 Plants Over Uproar

05. 8.2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Beef Products Inc. will close processing plants in three states this month because of the controversy surrounding its...