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Still No Regulation to Keep Poisons Off Our Plate

Andrew Gunther | Posted 08.16.2011 | Food
Andrew Gunther

Most of the rest of the world recognizes that adding a known poison to something you are going to eat is not a great idea. For example arsenic is prohibited from being added to any animal feed in Europe.

Kentucky's Coal Cabinet

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

There's a storm brewing in Kentucky among coal companies and state government.

Hijacking Humane

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Would you consider animals to be "humanely raised" if they were forced to spend their lives suffering from chronic leg problems and crippling lameness only to be later dipped into an electrified vat of water?

A Story of Almosts

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

Chesapeake Bay is almost dead. And for that we have, in part, Perdue to thank.

Chicken Nugget RECALL: Perdue Farms Recalls Frozen Nuggets

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

(CBS/AP) Consumers cried foul after bits of blue plastic showed up in their chicken nuggets - and Perdue Farms Inc. responded by recalling more than 9...

"Humanewashing" Industrial Agribusiness

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Wayne Pacelle

Contrary to the Rose Acre's cheerful claims, our investigator found birds with broken bones and untreated, prolapsed uteruses; mummified corpses in cages with live hens; and abandoned hens who had fallen into manure pits.

Righteous Indigestion: Why Food, Inc. Must Be Seen

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Farr

The folksy Frank Perdue is long gone, my friends, but his chemically altered chickens live on! For this reason alone, Food, Inc. demands to be seen.

Food Companies Suspected Of Jacking Up Prices For Military Suppliers

Wall Street Journal | Glenn R. Simpson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Prominent American food companies are under scrutiny in a federal probe of possible fraud and corruption in the military's food-supply operations for ...