Wendy’s announced that it had begun to testing new menu items made from antibiotic-free chicken.
This chicken, walnut & pomegranate stew recipe comes from the fabulous new cookbook, Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond, by Sabrina Ghayour.
We eat lots of chicken. But these birds are not your grandmother’s chickens. The freaks of nature would shock your ancestors. Learn about chicken evolution.
Tell Trader Joe’s to stop selling meat that’s been given antibiotics. A new campaign by CALPIRG needs your help to make Trader Joe’s meat better by getting rid of meat [ … ]
This week’s news features not one but two reports indicting the chicken industry, as well as the USDA’s (ahem) ‘regulatory’ oversight of it. GMOs face new and improved regulation in Hawaii, but China kicks our imports to the curb for sub-par GMO-related quality control; meanwhile Whole Foods ditches suppliers over genetically modified ingredients. If you still eat animal meat, beware! Several meat recalls are underway — none of them (so far) involve horse meat, but that could change if horse slaughter’s allowed to resume as planned. A recent study touted health benefits of organic milk over conventionally produced milk; but did you get the full story? Read on, for the week’s top news in food!
Do you still eat chickens? There’s never been a better time to consider ditching birds from your diet. New reports find ridiculous levels of bacterial contamination in chicken meat, including many antibiotic resistant strains. Both organic and conventionally raised birds were found to be riddled with potentially dangerous bacteria, calling USDA practices into serious question and providing abundant inspiration for alternate sandwich-ingredient exploration.
Doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center set out to determine the nutritional content of fast food chicken nuggets. I’m not sure you want to know what they discovered. Earlier [ … ]
My poor husband has a wicked cold. So I whipped up some homemade chicken noodle soup. Sound daunting? Not so! It was quick to come together and quite tasty. Here’s the recipe.
Twenty-six people have fallen ill after eating E. coli contaminated lettuce at Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in Canada. At the same time, chicken served at Kentucky Fried Chicken outlets in China is being investigated for high levels of antibiotics.
I’m a DIY kinda’ girl. I’ve experimented with homemade cheese, making butter from cream, and crafting my own granola bars. But until recently, I had never made chicken broth from [ … ]
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