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Here's The Honest, Brutal Truth Behind Your Delicious Bacon

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste

If you had to raise your own pig, slaughter it and disembowel it before cooking it up for dinner, would you still eat meat?

I Love Cutting up Dead Cows

Food Riot | Posted 02.07.2014 | Home
Food Riot

Firsts appeared on Food Riot, by Sara Bir There's a sound, a wonderful subtle sound, that a sharp knife makes when it slides between lobes of cow m...

That Time I Helped Slaughter A Turkey

Food Riot | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

I don't know if my willingness-nay, near-enthusiasm-to help slaughter an animal is more surprising or less surprising given that I was a vegetarian for 6-7 years.

Where Do Your Short Ribs Come From?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

What makes these ribs so special?

One Bird, Nine Pieces, The Easy Way

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Butchering a whole chicken is easy with a well-placed knife and proper tension.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Craig Deihl's Step-By-Step Leg Fabrication

Posted 01.16.2013 | Taste

This is some serious work.

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Katherine Gustafson

The meat industry, like much else in U.S. agriculture, has consolidated rapidly over the last half-century. Four giant companies produced 83.5 percent of U.S. beef as of 2007. It is in this context that the mobile slaughterhouse makes local slaughter available and affordable to small farmers.

Beef Cuts 101

Menuism | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Menuism

A significant part of the field-to-fork process in the meat industry is the butchering of an animal. So I spent some time with my butcher the other day in order to share a behind-the-scenes look at butchering.

Facebook Founder Faces Food

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

We owe Mark Zuckerberg some plaudits, not only for reminding people that eating meat involves the killing of animals, but also for recognizing that it's morally dubious to pass the "dirty work" off to a slaughter plant worker.

Calling Bull On Mark Zuckerberg's Meat Challenge

Laurel Miller | Posted 08.01.2011 | Home
Laurel Miller

As one of the few remaining humans on the planet not on Facebook, I still like to give credit where it's due. I may loathe Mark Zuckerberg's time-suck...

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.

The Good Slaughter: A Proud Meat Cutter Shows His Processing Floor

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"My hope is that my children will have the same passion for this as I do..." Meet Larry Althiser, the owner and head meat cutter for Larry's Custom M...

Building Artisan Slaughterhouses to Feed the Demand for Grass-fed Meat (Part 1)

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Chris Harmon, the Executive Director of CADE, The Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship in New York State. CADE is a non-profit ...

Animal Control Head Resigns Over Employee Who Butchered, Ate Pig 'Fluffy' In Facility's Care (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Colin Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jim Crosby, the director of Bay County Animal Control in Florida, has resigned following an investigation that determined he had "condoned" the actio...