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November 3, 2015



Farmers Raising Meat Look To Keep Up With Your Changing Diet

The most recent dietary guidelines recommend most Americans eat about .21 pounds of meat per day. Most Americans average about .36 pounds of meat per day.

August 24, 2015


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Why Aren’t Robots Slicing And Dicing Our Beef?

Many manufacturers have gone to automated machines to process food. Yet it still takes thousands of workers to keep a modern beef plant up and running.

May 21, 2015


A look at the Vibrio bacteria through an electron microscope

CDC Report Shows Ups And Downs In Food Poisoning

A new report from the CDC shows that E. coli and other foodborne illnesses are down, but a deadly, less common type of food poisoning is growing.

November 18, 2014


nicolette hahn niman and defending beef

“Defending Beef” Means More Grass

Author and rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman says her book "Defending Beef" is a constructive criticism of the beef industry.

November 14, 2014


cows on grass

Defending Beef, Soylent For Breakfast, Salmon And ‘Shrooms

Nicolette Hahn Niman wants to see more cattle raised on grassland. Chef Daniel Orr cooks up salmon on a cedar plank. And, food for people who don't like to eat.

July 1, 2014


paddock of cattle

Drought Re-Shaping The Cattle Map

Missouri, which housed about 6 percent of the nation’s beef cattle at the start of the drought, lost roughly 8 percent of its herd.

September 8, 2013

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Tyson Suspends Use Of Controversial Drug

Tyson Foods announced it would suspend purchases of cattle treated with a controversial drug. Concerns for animal welfare or for sales in other countries?

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