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Food Ethics

Buyer Beware! The Lowdown on 'Humane' Meat and Eggs

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

"Surely if I buy organic, humanely raised or free-range, that's all good, isn't it?" Well, actually, no. You are just kidding yourself, and the animals you are trying not to hurt would tell you if they could that your valiant effort is not enough.

Dirty Tomatoes: A Spiritual And Dietary Proposal

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

I never really understood religious dietary restrictions, and to be honest, I've never even given up chocolate for Lent. But this kind of dietary scruple makes sense to me.

'Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat'

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals" (HarperCollins, $25.99), by Hal Herzog: Consider the cockf...

Michael Pollan Makes TIME 100 List, Alice Waters Says She Was 'Pollanized' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TIME released their annual TIME 100 issue last week, naming the people who have most influenced our world, and author/journalist/food activist Michael...