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Posts tagged pork

February 15, 2012

Better Conditions 

pig farm snout behind bars

McDonald’s Urges Pork Suppliers To Cut Crating

Animal rights groups are hailing the decision as an important step in the right direction.

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.

November 30, 2011

The Herbs Have It 

Pork Chops With Herb Rub And Cream Sauce

Pork Chops With Herb Rub And Rosemary Cream Sauce

Herbs like rosemary, oregano, thyme and sage are the stars of this dish. Pick up some local pork chops and enjoy a night at home cooking.

October 13, 2011

Fruity Treat 

Verbena Poached Pears

Verbena Poached Pears

We are using pears plucked from the tree in my front yard, a sprig of lemon verbena from the garden and fresh local raspberries for this fruity dessert recipe.

September 2, 2011

The Great Outdoors 

burning charcoals with flames

Grilling For Labor Day: BBQ Ribs And Grilled Chicken

Labor Day weekend means grilling! We have two meat dishes today, grilled Caribbean chicken and barbecue spare ribs, and our side dish is crispy eggplant fries.

August 22, 2011

Summer Grilling 

Pork Skewers with noodles and vegetables

Five-Spice Pork Skewers And Sauteed Green Beans

I am usually not good at incorporating Asian flavors into our meals, but I hit the jackpot this time with grilled pork skewers and sauteed green beans.

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.

July 22, 2011

Eating On The Streets 

Eric Sjaaheim Of Happy Pig Food Cart

Food Trucks: High-Class Eats For The Streets

We’re taking it to the streets and exploring food trucks in Columbus, Ohio with Bethia Woolf. And, Happy Pig serves high class, local food from a two-man cart.

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!

May 13, 2011

Outdoor Eating 

Pork Neck With Barbecue Sauce

Summer Grilling Extravaganza

On the menu is pork, coleslaw, corn, mushrooms, and much more. Summer grilling doesn’t get much more local and seasonal than this!

March 23, 2011

Chemicals In Meat 

bacon

The Pinkness Of Your Bacon May Be A Result Of Illegal Chemicals

China just arrested 14 involved with feeding illegal chemicals to pigs.

March 14, 2011

Food Slogans 

Sliced Pork Loin

The National Pork Board Hopes You’ll ‘Be Inspired’

The National Pork Board's new slogan hopes you will "Be Inspired" by pork.

February 3, 2011

Growing Meat 

Meat

Growing Meat In The Lab, No Animals Needed

Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are working to grow meat from cultures.

January 19, 2011

Food Contamination 

German flag

German Dioxin Outbreak Prompts New Animal Feed Standards

The Federal Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection unveiled new production rules after 4,700 farms were closed in the German dioxin outbreak.

December 15, 2010

Contaminated Food 

baby pig

FDA Report Reveals The Amount Of Antibiotics Used On Factory Farms

In 2009, 29 million pounds of antibiotics were used to raise animals for human consumption.

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.

August 4, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Eating Less Meat, But Eating Better Meat

The second part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about becoming a vegetarian and how we can move away from factory farming.

August 2, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Pigs Living Naturally, Meat In The City

The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.

March 26, 2010

Local Food Rockstars 

joel salatin

Joel Salatin And Polyface Farm: Stewards of Creation

Earth Eats talks with Joel Salatin, the proprietor of Polyface Farm, who calls himself a "Christian Libertarian Environmentalist Capitalist Lunatic Farmer"

March 9, 2010

Sustainable Agriculture 

Jim Fiedler

Jim Fiedler: Raising Grass-Fed Beef On Green Acres

Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan talks with Jim Fiedler, the man behind Fiedler Farms, about grass-fed beef and his return to Indiana after 20 years in New York City.

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