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USDA Does Diets Differently, Moves Off Meat

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2015 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

With the United States Department of Agriculture announcing meat substitutes in school lunches nationwide, replacing meat with equally protein-rich alternatives, we're starting to witness a sea change in national dietary guidelines. And it's about time. Our current approach to diets is unsustainable.

Slaughterhouse Investigation Reveals Nasty Beef Secrets

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.18.2013 | Green

"The Way of All Flesh," the cover story of this month's Harper's magazine, may be named after a well-regarded 1903 novel by Samuel Butler, but it incl...

How Sequester Will Affect Our Meat

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

Of all the possible consequences of the U.S. budget sequestration that popped up in the media before Friday's deadline, few provoked as much fear and ...

USDA Suggests Testing Meat Before It Goes To Stores

Posted 06.06.2011 | Home

In an effort to reduce the amount of consumer illnesses and deaths due to contaminated meat, the USDA has announced a "test and hold" rule that will d...

USDA Proposes Tougher Meat Industry Antitrust Rules

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ST. LOUIS — The Obama administration on Friday proposed new antitrust rules for meat companies that reflect a willingness by the USDA to shift t...