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April 5, 2019

 

Teaching Maple Syrup

Students at Unionville Elementary School, just outside of Bloomington, Indiana learn a sweet, old tradition on one of the last cold days of winter.

April 5, 2019

 

A Surplus Of Meat And Dairy Puts A Strain On U.S. Markets And Storage

A combination of factors have led to a surplus of meat and dairy in the US. Some food banks are getting creative with distributing the windfall.

January 29, 2019

 

This Diet Is Better For the Planet. But Is It Better For You, Too?

Less than a half-ounce of red meat per day: That's how much a new report says we should eat to meet nutritional needs and help save the planet. Americans on average now eat four to six times as much.

January 15, 2019

 

To Hype Edible Bugs, Focus On Taste Instead Of The Environment

A new study shows that when ads made hedonistic marketing claims, such as "exotic" or "delicious," rather than targeting environmental interests, more people were willing to try eating insects.

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 26, 2018

 

Meat’s Expanding Its Horizons, Giving The Livestock Industry Pause

With fake meat products becoming increasingly realistic, the meat industry is pushing for tighter labeling laws.

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.

July 19, 2018

 

French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use vandalism to draw attention to their cause.

May 31, 2018

 

Missouri May Be First State To Define “Meat”

A bill that awaits a signature by the state's governor would restrict "meat" labeling on anything that doesn't come from livestock or poultry. The topic is also being considered at the federal level.

March 22, 2018

 

Americans’ Meat Consumption Is On The Rise

Seeking what he called “clean” food for lunch, Alexander Minnelli chose ProteinHouse, one of the newer restaurants in downtown Kansas City. The bodybuilder ordered a Greek Bowl, which was topped with a “natural” turkey burger, produced without antibiotics. Minnelli describes “clean” as a number of things: “not something deep-fried,” “non-GMO, no preservatives, something cooked right […]

September 4, 2017

 

Pitmasters Embrace Barbecue Truth: Rested Meat Is Sublime

How to rest a pork shoulder, a beef brisket or rack of ribs to keep it moist hours after it comes off the pit? Restaurants now use warming units.

March 21, 2017

 

Brazil Raids Bust Meat Companies Accused Of Bribery

Police in Brazil raided two major meat companies after allegations that workers had bribed officials to overlook rotten and tainted meat.

March 2, 2017

 

DNA Tests Find Subway Chicken Only 50 Percent Meat

A CBC investigative consumer show ordered the DNA analysis. The sandwich chain unilaterally denies the accusation, calling the claims "absolutely false."

February 2, 2017

 

Refugee Restrictions Could Hamper Meat Companies

President Donald Trump’s suspension of refugee arrivals could cut into a key labor source for meatpacking firms that depend on foreign-born workers.

January 6, 2017

 

Spaghetti Squash With Spicy Meat Sauce

This pasta-like dish is packed with protein and fiber that will satisfy your tastebuds and your stomach.

September 26, 2016

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

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