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Michael Moore's New Movie Nails School Lunch in France -- On The Menu: Lamb, Endive, Lentils and Leeks

Tom Conrad | Posted 03.13.2016 | Impact
Tom Conrad

Fine cuisine is alive and well in the school lunchrooms of France. The menu includes lamb tajine, veal, crêpes, organic veggies, pâté and organic bread. Oh, yes -- and a cheese course.

Some Food Ingredients: Are They Harmful or Do They Just Sound Bad?

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

In the case of ingredients that are harmful, we should be grateful to creative people that effectively brand "bad" ingredients for our own good. If nothing else, they are at least informing us about what we are consuming so we can make our own decisions as to what is more helpful and harmful.

The Other Pink Slime Lurking In Your Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

Pink slime means one thing in the food world. But in your home, it's something entirely different -- a bacteria, to be exact. According to Melissa ...

This Is What Chicken McNuggets Are Made Of, According To McDonald's

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste

Watch at your own risk.

Why the Food Industry Is Running Scared of Internet Activism

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

Unfortunately for food companies, the Internet genie is out of the bottle and there's no turning back. So instead of commissioning studies that demonize the Internet, social media and/or "moms with food fears," food companies should take to heart the one simple lesson to be gleaned from the many recent successes in Internet food activism: Consumers want transparency.

Big Ag's Gifts for 2013

Andrew Gunther | Posted 02.26.2014 | Home
Andrew Gunther

Gifts that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2013. It's just a shame they didn't include a gift receipt...

Marketing Fails: 5 Examples of Technology That Did More Harm Than Good

VisualNews.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
VisualNews.com

Marketing always sounds easier in theory than it is in practice. Even with a solid concept, outlining the execution often proves to be as difficult as coming up an idea to begin with.

Cargill To Change Beef Labeling In Wake Of 'Pink Slime' Furor

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Cargill Inc, one of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its ...

The Return Of 'Pink Slime' To School Lunches?

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

School officials in four states have decided to allow Beef Products Inc.'s lean finely textured beef -- the ammonia-treated mash of meat trimmings mor...

Who Will Feed the World?

Evelyn J. Kim | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Evelyn J. Kim

While Harttung and Stein highlighted the infrastructural and supply chain issues with regard to food security, what does this mean when it comes to the actual food that people eat? Turn to the chef.

What's The Beef With Horse Meat?

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

Taboos are a funny thing, and when it comes to breaking them, certainly not all food cultures are alike.

Did Diane Sawyer Smear 'Pink Slime'?

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Media

(Contains explicit language in paragraph 41. To read the story in a PDF, go to http://link.reuters.com/ceb46t) By P.J. Huffstutter and...

Big Ag's Gifts for 2012

Andrew Gunther | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

As the year comes to an end it's become a tradition of mine to write a note of gratitude to Big Ag for the many 'gifts' they've given us throughout the year that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2012...

The 4 Biggest Food Stories of the Year (And What They Taught Us)

Andy Bellatti | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Last year, I wrapped up the year in food and nutrition stories with a detailed chronological summary. This time, I want to highlight four of the year's most significant events in the realm of food, food politics, and nutrition -- and the lessons they imparted.

After Firing, Pink Slime Worker Sues ABC, Jamie Oliver, Blogger

Posted 12.13.2012 | Home

The legal battle over the product known as "pink slime" is getting personal. In May, Beef Products Inc, the South Dakota-based company that produce...

Food Companies Top List Of Year's Biggest PR Disasters

Posted 12.03.2012 | Home

Business Insider just released its list of the top PR disasters of 2012. And from the looks of it, the entire food world needs a new publicist. Six...

What Is Good for Consumers Is Good for Business

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

For food producers, the impetus to produce the most food products at the lowest cost looms heavy. However, the motivation to ensure the safety of the products being sold should carry equal importance, if not more.

Outraged by Pink Slime? Actually, Chicken Could Be a Much Bigger Risk

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

There's a real dispute about the safety of pink slime, but not so of chicken. If we has a nation became alarmed in proper proportion to things that are concerning, however, white slime would be a much bigger concern than pink slime.

Thirty Days, Thirty Reasons, Thirty Ways: Go Vegetarian In October!

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Kathy Stevens

So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!

"Pink Slime" Lawsuit May Be Frivolous, But Could Chill Speech

Michele Simon | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

The entire pink slime affair should be viewed as a huge wake-up call to the harsh realities of our industrialized meat supply. But Beef Products Inc.'s case against ABC News could scare the media and others out of speaking out against the meat industry.

Alison Pill Topless Picture (She Handled It Like a Pro)

Michael Warbux | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Michael Warbux

The Alison Pill topless picture was sent out on Twitter by accident... by her! But she handled the situation like a champion. All celebrities should l...

Hamburger Secrets: How The Zen Master Prepares A Real Happy Meal

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Taste
Meathead

"Give a man a burger and he will gladly pay you Tuesday. Teach a man to make a burger and he will feed his family as if every day is Sunday." -- Meathead

Americans Are More Insecure About Their Food

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Americans have less confidence in the quality and safety of their food supply than they had in years, according to a survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC).

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

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

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 on their plates comes from.

Growing Green Awards: Winners Produce Food that Nourishes People and the Planet

Frances Beinecke | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Today, NRDC announces the winners of the 2012 Growing Green Awards. These awards celebrate the farmers, business owners, and bold thinkers who are transforming America's food system.