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September 18, 2017

 

dumpling soup kubeh

An Iraqi-Kurdish-Israeli Dumpling Soup Comes To America

Kubeh soup features braised beef stuffed into dumplings. Brought to Israel by immigrants, this dish has become one of the nation's culinary treasures.

September 8, 2017

 

Scattered cotton modules in Refugio County, Texas.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Trample Harvests

Texas farmers are still tallying damage from hurricane Harvey as Irma bears down on Florida and the Caribbean.

August 25, 2017

 

ribeye nuggets on greens

Cardinal Spirits’ Grilled Ribeye Nuggets With Chimichurri

Chimichurri is best made with herbs fresh from your garden, whether it's mint, cilantro or parsley. Use Chef Dean Wirkerman's recipe as a jumping off point.

July 18, 2017

 

Cattle feed at a Nebraska feedlot.

Mad Cow Disease Detected In Alabama

The animal “at no time presented a risk to the food supply, or to human health in the United States,” according to the USDA.

July 11, 2017

 

cows

Rules Against Animal Cruelty Raise Stake For India’s Beef Wars

The rules ban cattle sale for slaughter at livestock markets and come at a time of escalating tensions between Hindu extremists and beef-eating minorities.

May 17, 2017

 

chicken

Chinese Chicken Is Headed To U.S. But It’s Really About Beef

The U.S. has given the green light for China to send cooked poultry to America. It's part of a trade deal that opens China's huge market to U.S. beef producers.

March 27, 2017

 

cattle

Brazil Beef Industry’s Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Week

It started on March 17 with raids on two meatpacking plants in Brazil. The country’s biggest beef companies stood accused of egregious food safety violations.

March 25, 2017

 

cow in the field

Why More Farmers Are Making Switch To Grass-Fed Meat, Dairy

Advocates of grass-grazing cattle say it's better for the environment and the animals. But there's another upside: Grass-fed meat and dairy fetch a premium.

March 18, 2017

 

pasties

In Michigan, Pasties Are Portable Pies With History Baked In

The lightly seasoned meat and veggie pie, prevalent in the Upper Peninsula, is pure fuel. It's come to symbolize tenacity in the face of trying conditions.

February 14, 2017

 

meat-free burger

This Juicy Patty Is Meat-Free

Pat Brown was a renowned biomedical researcher. But he left that to tackle what he saw as the biggest problem facing Earth: animal agriculture.

February 13, 2017

 

ranch

To Save The Planet, Give Cows Better Pasture

What's the single most important thing that the world's farmers could do to reduce global warming? Give cattle faster-growing, more nutritious pasture.

December 9, 2016

 

cattle

Colorado-Based Meat Industry Giant JBS To Go Public

JBS is a giant in the meatpacking industry, churning out beef, pork, chicken, lamb and leather in factories across the country and around the world.

November 29, 2016

 

cattle

Get Ready For Lower Meat Prices This Holiday Season

It typically takes a while for changes in commodity prices to reach consumers but they're reaping the benefits of an improved situation for livestock producers.

November 8, 2016

 

peat soil in Sumatra, Indonesia

Deforestation Opponents Enlist Powerful Ally: Big Food

Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. Environmental groups watch to see if they keep their promises.

May 23, 2016

 

tenderized meat package

New Labels Warn Tender Steak Could Be A Little Dangerous

Mechanically tenderized meat has a greater chance of being contaminated and making you sick.

May 3, 2016

 

eggs

Commodity Promotion Programs Try To Hide Their Emails

Federal programs that collect money from farmers to promote pork, beef and eggs are under attack. They now want to exempt their documents from FOIA.

April 7, 2016

 

crops in hoop house

White Violet Center, A Case For USDA Organic Certification

On the podcast, what was behind the White Violet Center's decision to get certified organic (again). And, millet isn't just for the birds anymore -- or is it?

March 15, 2016

 

Cattle on an organic farm graze on silage.

Meat Giant Pledges To Cut Antibiotics On Four Farms

Global agriculture behemoth Cargill has announced plans to reduce the use of key antibiotics on farms in Texas, Kansas and Colorado.

March 3, 2016

 

labeling on meat

USDA Removes Labeling Requirements From Beef And Pork

Congress repealed mandatory labeling on beef and pork late last year, after the U.S. lost a World Trade Organization dispute with Mexico and Canada.

January 7, 2016

 

A customer shops for packaged meat at a supermarket

Consumer Groups Vow To Fight Meat Label Repeal

Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.

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