Wearing pink may help raise awareness about breast cancer, but eating green—healthy vegan foods—can actually help prevent the disease. Perhaps that’s why not only is October just Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s also World Vegetarian Awareness Month. If you want to “go” both pink and green, try Pink Lady apples, pink grapefruit, pink rhubarb, or even mushrooms in special pink packaging.
Like most of us, I’m doing my best to eat better, waste less, and nourish — not deplete — our planet. Having been a relatively conspicuous consumer much of my life, I welcome simple information, presented clearly, and designed to help me put one foot in front of the other on my incremental journey toward more sustainable living. So the other day, I perked up when I scanned an e-mail boasting 50 tips for eco-friendly eating.
That organic meat is no magic bullet shouldn’t come as any surprise.
How much do words matter when it comes to what’s on our plates? Two poultry farmers talk about chicken-raising and how their understanding of words has changed over time.
Congress is considering the first federal law that would protect egg-laying hens in factory farms.
Egg consumption in the U.S. is on the decline. People are eating around a dozen fewer eggs per person each year than in 2006.
If you eat eggs, how many do you think you eat each week?
If drinking raw eggs this holiday season doesn’t sound appetizing to you, then try this holiday drink recipe for VegNog.
United Egg Producers and several animal welfare groups, including Farm Sanctuary and the Humane Society of the United States, have come to an agreement on new legislation to protect egg-laying hens. The law would cover living spaces, uniform labeling on egg cartons, and worker safety.
Some of the most common foods are also the most allergenic. Here, we’ll examine the most allergenic animal foods plus some plant-based alternatives.
As lawmakers continue to tackle approval of genetically modified salmon, scientists have developed yet another genetically modified animal that might one day be approved for human consumption: chickens.
Food service industry giant Sodexo Inc. has accused several egg producers of artificially inflating the costs of eggs over the last decade. Egg prices have more than doubled in the last ten years, with a 40% increase in price in 2008 alone.
We do our very best to touch on as much of the health- and environment-related news that we can from across the web, but there are always stories we don’t get to. Here’s a quick roundup of food news from the last week or so that we didn’t hit on.
The salmonella outbreak has spurred calls for a mandatory vaccination of hens against the bacteria. But can a vaccine fix the problems of industrial egg production?