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The Most Delicious Secret Cut Of Pork

Food & Wine | Posted 10.15.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

For most of my life, I had a conflicted relationship with pork chops. I loved their golden crescent edges. I loved to gnaw on the bone, too. However, in between the bone and that rim of lard, I generally found a featureless plain of dry and tasteless meat.

"We Eat Ribs, Not Crepes." The American Pork Industry's Reaction to the 21st Century

Paul Shapiro | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Paul Shapiro

Imagine if the film, word processing and home electronics industries had refused to innovate. Then imagine that these industries went as far as mocking their customers who were demanding innovation. That's exactly how much of the U.S. pork industry is behaving right now.

Rand Paul, Christie Beer Summit

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Cooking Off the Cuff: Cif e Ciaf, An Abruzzo Way With Pork

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Unlike some other ways of cooking ribs, this is not about smoke and seasoning: it's about the meat, its fat and its juices.

Mystery of the Smoke Ring Solved!

Amanda Greene | Posted 09.22.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

What causes a "smoke ring" to form around smoked meats?

The Disturbing Reason Pork Prices May Go Up

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business

DENVER -- Pork prices may be on the rise in the next few months because of a new virus that has migrated to the U.S, killing piglets in 15 states at a...

Big-Pig Hypocrisy?

Wayne Anderson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Anderson

So the book of Leviticus has often been used to justify denying equality to LGBT Americans, but it can be completely ignored when an anti-gay congregation wants to attend a barbecue? Is that biblical cherry picking, or does it just reek of a big-pig hypocrisy?

Why Safer Food Workers Mean Safer Food

Michelle Chen | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Americans these days are nervous about what they eat, and they should be, what with outbreaks of foodborne illnesses, meat pumped with veterinary drug...

Damning New Study Demonstrates Harm to Animals Raised on GMO Feed

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

Just when you thought the market for controversy over GMOs was completely saturated, a new study published in the Journal of Organic Systems finds that pigs raised on a mixed diet of GM corn and GM soy had higher rates of intestinal problems.

What China Should Learn From America's Hot Dogs

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 06.07.2013 | Green
Fedele Bauccio

The industrialization of the American meat system has inarguably resulted in cheap hot dogs. But at what price? China should think hard about the consequences that will likely flow from adopting the U.S. factory farming model.

China, Bacon and the Evolution of Uncle Sam

Theodore Johnson | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Theodore Johnson

Smithfield's know-how and stature will help the Chinese pork industry combat some of the environmental and quality concerns that have plagued it. For Americans, however, the deal comes at a time when many are wary of China's growing stature.

Beware of This Bacon Behemoth

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Wenonah Hauter

We should all be leery of deals like Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.'s proposed purchase of Smithfield Foods Inc. They further consolidate our food system, which is already dominated by a mere handful of Big Ag players.

Smithfield Sellout: Will Americans Pay the Price?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Despite the ever-growing concern among U.S. consumers about the impact of intensive livestock operations on our health and the local environment, the nation's largest pork producer has sold out, making an already appalling situation a whole lot worse.

The Pig in My Fridge

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

The things that show up in my fridge these days (now that I live with a chef) are much closer to alive than they look by the time they reach Key Foods.

Recipe Of The Day: Pork Steaks

Posted 05.22.2013 | Taste

It's the easiest dish you can make for dinner.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Landhaus' Melt-in-Your-Mouth Bacon Sticks

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Melt-in-your mouth, thick cut bacon on a stick: A preview of what's in store at GoogaMooga this year!

GoogaMooga Sneak Peeks: Jeepney's Cured Pork Chori Burger

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"When it comes to Filipino food, everything's gotta be BIG."

B.A.S.I.C Braising

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 06.30.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

To brown or not to brown? To cover or not to cover? To strain or not to strain?

Scrapple: Totally Not As Scary As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 04.25.2013 | Taste

We know what you guys are thinking, but we are not playing a joke on you.

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

Democracy Now! | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Democracy Now!

So-called "ag-gag" bills that criminalize undercover filming on farms and at slaughterhouses to document criminal animal abuse are sweeping the countr...

Analysis: Easier Meat Labels? My Butt

Meathead | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
Meathead

The new naming convention is a long way from being as easy as it could be.

Pioneers in Sustainable Food Show We Can Eat Well and Protect Environment

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

People are starting to realize that if we change the way we eat, we can change the way the food system works. We can grow food that is good for our health, good for our communities, and good for the planet. The winners of the Growing Green Awards are showing us how.

Smithfield Makes Fortune's Most Admired Companies List, World Gapes at Irony

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Smithfield has a legacy of family farm destruction, labor abuses and environmental devastation. What's to admire about that?

10 Braises For The Weekend

Food52 | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste
Food52

Braises are perfect projects to warm up your kitchen during wintry weekends and convince your friends to brave the cold and come over.

Don't Save the Pentagon's Bacon

Sara Ackerman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Sara Ackerman

It is unconscionable that Congress would continue to waste billions of dollars a year on outdated and unnecessary weapons systems like the F-35, while asking everyone else to make do with less.