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April 10, 2019

 

How Some In The Beef Industry Are Bucking Antibiotics

Most beef cattle receive antibiotics in their feed to prevent liver abscesses while eating a high-energy diet. There's growing pressure on feedlots to stop this — and some have. But it's costly.

January 4, 2019

 

The Future Of Meat (And Eating Less Of It)

A look back on a story about the Blended Burger as a strategy to reduce meat consumption.

December 18, 2018

 

McDonald’s Vows to Reduce Antibiotics in Beef

The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global beef supply. Environmentalists are applauding the commitment.

November 2, 2018

 

Chef D’s Beef Jerky

Sure, beef is in the title, but the best meat to use for this recipe (if you've got it) is venison.

August 22, 2018

 

Where’s The Beef? Wyoming Ranchers Bet On Blockchain To Track It

By tagging cattle and updating their data about their free-range, grass-fed quality of life using blockchain, some ranchers are hoping to solve paper tracking pitfalls and sell their beef for more.

August 17, 2018

 

Sustainable Can Be Delicious–Just Ask A Chef

The Blended Burger is not the Impossible Burger. But it might possibly end up reducing meat consumption, one tasty burger at a time.

April 20, 2018

 

Study Says Savvy Farmers Could Raise Carbon-Neutral Beef

Researchers say better management of cattle grazing can make beef carbon-neutral over the long term.

September 18, 2017

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

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