I have now been eating my own meat birds for two seasons, and I was excited to do the slow-motion magic trick of turning a live chicken into a perfect roasting bird just like you'd see at the grocery store.
In 2009, USDA spent more than twice as much buying meat and dairy as it did on fruits and vegetables. What that means is that the USDA used taxpayers' money to buy about $1.5 billion worth of meat and dairy.
Forks Over Knives successfully highlights the addled agricultural policies and industry meddling that keep our government agencies more focused on protecting corporate profits than promoting good health.
It's hard to shock me, but when I read the report on Friday that almost half of the meat and poultry we're buying at our local grocery stores is contaminated with Staph bacteria, I had to let out a scream of frustration.