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March 20, 2012

To Slime Or Not To Slime? 

ground beef

‘Pink Slime’: Schools Have A Choice

It's been a long week for "lean finely textured beef."

March 19, 2012

Know Your Food 

Schacht Farms, items for sale

Meet A Farmer: Josh Milligan, Schacht Farms

Eggs are the star of the show at the Schacht Farms table at the Winter Farmers Market.

January 24, 2012

Hold The Meat, Please 

Close up of a meat supermarket meat counter, featuring many different cuts of red meat.

American Meat Consumption On A Steady Downward Slide

American meat consumption has declined 12.2 percent since 2007. Both industry and food policy critics think they know why.

January 7, 2012

Cold Weather Favorites 

three water buffalos

Water Buffalo, Bison Two Ways, Rutabaga Mash

We visit Jeff Mease's farm in Indiana to meet his herd of water buffalo. Then we use potatoes, rutabagas and bison meat in three hearty, winter dishes.

January 5, 2012

Questionable Meat 

burger

Ammonia-Treated Beef Pulled From School Lunches, Fast Food

Beef Products, Inc. discovered injecting waste meat with ammonia killed dangerous germs, making it safe to eat. That made it an economical option for fast food.

October 3, 2011

Food-borne Bacteria 

campylobacter

Big Bad Bacteria: What’s What In Food-Borne Pathogens

Cantaloupe, beef, prepared salads -- recalls have dominated food news recently. What are the worst food-borne pathogens and how can consumers avoid them?

September 29, 2011

Contaminated Food 

Frozen Ground Beef

Beef Recalled After Ohio Family Falls Ill

Tyson Fresh Meats is recalling 131,300 pounds of ground beef for possible E. coli contamination.

September 27, 2011

School Lunch Worry 

ground beef

Contaminated Meat Recalled Before Ending Up In School Lunch

A major beef recall is underway after E. coli was found in frozen beef sent to Georgia school districts. So far no contaminated meat has been served, says USDA.

July 28, 2011

Food Labels 

Packaged Meat In A Grocery Cart

If Meat Contains Additives, USDA Wants Label To Say So

Meat enhanced with solutions and flavorings can have five times as much sodium as would naturally occur in the product.

June 1, 2011

Pink Meat Controversy 

rare burger held by a hand

Rare Pork Gets The OK, Rare Beef Still On The Hot Seat

The USDA now says you can "Be Inspired" to cook pork less, but one state has made it illegal for restaurants to cook rare beef. The pink meat controversy!

April 26, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

TAcobell

Update: Taco Bell Lawsuit Dropped

The questionable beef lawsuit was dropped, and the "Outside the Bun" company is seeking revenge.

February 2, 2011

Lawsuit Update 

screen shot of Taco Bell's website

Update: Taco Bell Says “Thank You For Suing Us”

Taco Bell fights back after statements that their "beef" isn't really beef.

January 31, 2011

Homemade Broth 

hunks of raw beef

Beef Stock Saves Leftover Steak Bones From The Garbage

If you get into the habit of saving the bones from your steaks, you'll have the 3-4 pounds of bones you'd needed to make stock in no time.

January 29, 2011

Homemade Broth 

child looking into a pot of broth, black and white

Homemade Stock Is Full Of Minerals, Useful In Every Dish

Save your chicken and beef bones and make yourself some broth. Not only is homemade stock rich with minerals, it will make any dish that much more tasty.

January 26, 2011

Fast Food Lawsuit 

A Taco Bell

Lawsuit Filed Over Taco Bell’s Meat

Taco Bell's meat is under fire as an Alabama law firm claims Taco Bell's "beef" isn't really beef.

January 10, 2011

Easy Offal 

beef heart skewers on a grill

Grilled Beef Heart: The Next Lesson In Organ Meats

From beef tongue, the next adventure in organ meats is beef heart. This recipe marinates and grills the meat.

January 6, 2011

Belly Warmers 

chili on a spoon

Chili Two Ways: Like Mama Used To Make And Better

Everyone’s got one – a chili recipe. The first recipe is my mama’s original recipe, and the second one is my modern adaption.

January 3, 2011

Easy Offal 

beef tongue stew

Beef Tongue Pot Roast: An Introduction To Organ Meats

Never cooked with beef tongue before? Don't be nervous! Insert it into a familiar recipe, like this pot roast.

December 2, 2010

Big Ag 

Indiana Factory Farms

Factory Farm Map Brings Big Ag Close To Home

The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.

July 2, 2010

Holiday Grilling 

pouring bbq sauce onto the lambs' neck

Summer Grilling, Part II: Grilling Tips For Fourth of July

Today is our second episode celebrating summer grilling. We have pork and lamb for our entrees with a crispy wedge salad topped with green goddess dressing.

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