Give Now

Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

Posts tagged poultry

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 […]

May 22, 2017

 

Backyard Chicken Movement Outfoxes Restrictions

As the ranks of backyard chicken enthusiasts grows across North America, municipalities are wrestling with ways to keep it safe and legal.

April 26, 2017

 

Tyson Announces Better Conditions And Safety For Meat Workers

An investigation found that the more than 500,000 slaughterhouse and meat processing plant workers have some of the most dangerous factory jobs in America.

March 23, 2017

 

USDA On Alert For Deadly Strain Of Avian Flu Found In China

The USDA’s head veterinarian stresses that it's impossible to predict how far a particular bird flu strain may travel or mutate.

March 9, 2017

 

China Reports Worst Bird Flu Season On Record

China has confirmed 460 cases of the H7N9 bird flu virus since last October, the most of any season since the first human case was reported in 2013.

January 20, 2017

 

Organic Chickens Get More Room To Roam

New rules will force some of the biggest organic egg producers to change their practices, or stop calling their eggs organic.

December 19, 2016

 

Proposed Organic Livestock Welfare Rule Not Guaranteed

Some of the country’s largest farm organizations are lobbying the incoming administration to drop rules that would change the production of organic meat.

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.

October 10, 2016

 

In Rural Indiana, Farm Veterinarians In Short Supply

Indiana's 200 or so veterinarians do a lot of driving, and starting in January, they'll need to do even more.

September 16, 2016

 

Organic Industry Wants To Define Humanely Raised Meat

Organic animal welfare standards are expected to be finalized by year's end. It could clear up some questions for consumers but leave division behind the plate.

September 1, 2016

 

USDA: New Non-GMO Label Rules for Poultry, Beef Products

The federal agency says beef and poultry products may now be labeled as "non-GMO."

August 4, 2016

 

Poultry Company Calls Antibiotics-Free Labels A ‘Gimmick’

The country’s third-largest poultry producer has launched an ad campaign to defend its use of antibiotics and slam competitors for using “misleading” labels.

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.

May 3, 2016

 

FDA Says Lower Salmonella Rates ‘Encouraging’

The FDA study is part of a larger government effort to reduce the persistently high rates of the food-borne illness in chicken and turkey.

February 11, 2016

 

USDA Slammed For Slow Suffocation In Bird Flu Culls

In a bird flu outbreak in Indiana last month, some of the 400,000 euthanized birds were killed by “ventilation shutdown,” a method the USDA approved last year.

February 5, 2016

 

Food Safety Rules To Target Salmonella In Poultry Products

USDA has had success cutting the proportion of whole chickens found with salmonella. Now it’s focusing on cut-up chicken parts and ground chicken and turkey.

November 10, 2015

 

Meat Alternatives Want A Part Of Your Dinner Plate

The people pushing insect cuisine make compelling arguments. They say insects are high in protein and calcium, and they’re easier on the environment.

June 16, 2015

 

New Study Says Bird Flu Spread By Wind, Humans, Fowl

Researchers found that the virus was spread up to a half-mile during two windy days that “appeared to be related to clusters of outbreaks 5 to 7 days later."

June 3, 2015

 

Foster Farms Joins Wave Against Antibiotics

California-based Foster Farms has announced it will cut back on antibiotics used to treat humans in its poultry.

June 2, 2015

 

Indiana Trains Prisoners To Combat Avian Flu

The avian flu has killed about 10 percent of the nation's laying flock population.

Next Page »

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Earth Eats:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Earth Eats

Search Earth Eats

Earth Eats on Twitter

Earth Eats on Flickr

Harvest Public Media