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5 Food Labels All Meat-Eaters Should Understand

Well+GOOD | Posted 11.23.2015 | Taste

If you're a health-minded carnivore, you've probably found yourself standing in a grocery aisle, holding two options in your hands and puzzling over the labels. What, exactly, does free-range mean again? And is organic better?

Celebrating One Year and Many Victories

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability (S4S), we are jumping for joy as we celebrate the first anniversary of our organization. In merely one year, what b...

Why Your 'Organic' Meat And Dairy Isn't So Organic This Year

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

Your organic meat and dairy isn’t quite as organic as it was last year. A variance issued last month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is all...

Let's Face It: There Is No Such Thing as Humane Meat

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true, how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances, such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window?

3 Reasons to Buy Antibiotic-free Meat and Poultry

Margie Kelly | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Here are three reasons to make the commitment to animals raised without antibiotics that you can share with family and friends.

Smart Shopping for Organic Food

Women & Co | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Women & Co

Although organic food has been touted as more nutritious and better for the environment, it is often (and justifiably) perceived as more expensive than its non-organic counterparts. But there are ways to save and stretch your organic dollar.

Organic Meat May Have Higher Parasite Risk

Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

Organic meat may be more likely to carry the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, according to new research. Scientists with the Centers for Disease Control...

Few Veterinarians Trained To Treat Organic Livestock

AP | By MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The lack of chemicals used in organic production has created a challenge for farmers in caring for their animals: Few veterinarian...

The American Diet: 53 Gallons of Soda, 42 Pounds of Corn Syrup, 200 Pounds of Meat

Organic | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

The average American eats. A lot. As a new infographic points out, per year, food intake per person can amount to some 200 pounds of meat, 85 pounds of fat, 415 pounds of vegetables, 31 pounds of cheese, 53 gallons of soda and 42 pounds of high fructose corn syrup.

More Ungarbling of the Term "Grassfed"

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Carrie Balkcom, executive director for the American Grassfed Association The explosion in the demand for grassfed meat has lead to m...

Lindy and Grundy -- Two Women Butchers Take L.A. by Storm

Jay Weston | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I just ate the tastiest roast chicken I have eaten in years, perhaps ever. And I've eaten roasted fowl all over the world. I purchased this bird at Lindy and Grundy, Local Pastured and Organic Meats.

How Is Lab-Grown Meat Like Ke$ha?

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Think Twice Before Beef's for Dinner

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jill Donenfeld

Many restaurants across the country are jumping onto the sustainable bandwagon and are increasingly offering meat from responsible farmers.