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September 26, 2016


Chickens participate in a program to improve organic standards

Top Fast Food Chains Using Less Meat Raised With Antibiotics

A consortium of consumer, health and environment groups has ranked 25 fast food chains for transparency and their use of meat raised with antibiotics.

August 14, 2016



Should We Make Room For Worms On Our Dinner Plate?

Earthworms are a source of protein, calcium and much more. But they may not be the top option for feeding a hungry world.

June 9, 2016


Meat products labeled

USDA Extends Comment Deadline For Organic Meat Rules

Heads of agriculture committees in both chambers of Congress got their request for more time to gather comments about “certified organic” labels.

March 4, 2016


french breakfast radishes

Dissecting GMO Debate, Radish Snack, Earth-Friendly Cattle?

Nicolette Hahn-Niman wants ranchers to change their practices to meet consumer demand. Radishes and kale on the plate. And, the GMO debate in 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Congress repealed mandatory labeling on beef and pork late last year, after the U.S. lost a World Trade Organization dispute with Mexico and Canada.

November 12, 2015


saffron threads

Tofu+Saffron, The Nitrates Problem, Evolution Of Baby Food

Amy Bentley looks at how feeding infants has changed since the invention of baby food in the 1920s. Tofu instead of oil in rouille. And, insects for dinner?

October 22, 2015


homemade mead fermenting

Oddballs Making Mead, Hemp Pancakes, More Corn For More Meat

A couple failed homebrewers pick up mead making. We enjoy some green pancakes, thanks to hemp powder. Farmers grow more corn to feed more livestock.

October 19, 2015


soccer team at Fort Morgan

Bridging The Cultural Divide In Colorado Meatpacking Town

“We have all these people from other places in the world and we have one thing in common: soccer," says Nick Ng, soccer coach at Fort Morgan High School.

May 27, 2015



Walmart Asks Farmers To Improve Animal Welfare

Walmart has urged meat and egg suppliers to reduce use of antibiotics and improve treatment of animals.

March 5, 2015


seed starters under newspaper

Jump-Start Your Garden, Meat Labels, Hands-On Corn Tortillas

Two stories about meat in America. We start seeds in the hoop house at Bread & Roses Gardens. And, taste-bud expanding marshmallows with 240sweet.

February 17, 2015


Ranchers drive longhorn cattle through the streets of Fort Worth, Texas.

Meat Industry Drops Lawsuit Against ‘COOL’ Labels

Meat industry groups have dropped a lawsuit against the USDA's rules requiring labels that identify country of origin for meat products.

February 12, 2015


chicken wings

Sweet ‘N Spicy Chicken Wings

These chicken wings get the sweet from maple syrup and the heat from cayenne pepper and chili flakes.

January 8, 2015



Will The USDA Advise Us To Eat Less Meat?

Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.

November 17, 2014



Meat Labeling Rules May Change

Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.

November 4, 2014


A cut of beef labeled as coming from the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

US Groups Square Off Over Country Of Origin Labels

Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.

August 19, 2014


meat locker

Felony Charges Handed Down In Massive Beef Recall

The co-owner and two workers at the Rancho Feeding Corp., the center of a massive recall that began in February, have been charged with 11 felony counts.

August 11, 2014


mushrooms on cutting board

Mushrooms Masquerading As Meat

Chefs are figuring out how to stealthily add mushrooms to ground beef to cut fat and calories without sacrificing flavor.

July 22, 2014


Factory workers put chicken meat on an assembly line for processing.

Another Scandal Hits Fast Food Chains In China, Japan

A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.

June 11, 2014


Bag of Tyson's frozen chicken nuggets

Tyson Foods Wins High-Priced Bid For Hillshire Brands

Drought and disease have driven up the prices of beef, pork and chicken, scoring big profits for meat processing companies.

February 26, 2014

Historic Drought 


Drought In California Bumps Supermarket Prices

Some parts of California haven't seen rain since July 1. This week, farmers were told they will not receive water from government reservoirs.

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