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 that’s been given antibiotics. The consumer action group is concerned that antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise and warnings from the medical community are going […]
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Beef carpaccio is the ultimate light dish for Christmas.
Try to slice the beef as thinly as you can but it doesn’t matter if it is not too perfect, a little bit of rough texture gives plenty of character to the finished plates.
Central Valley Meat Company of Hanford, California recalled 58,240 pounds of ground beef this week because it contained bits of plastic. Last year, this same company was shut down by the USDA for inhumane handling of cattle. The company is one of the top suppliers to the National School Lunch Program.
I’ve learned a lot about how most beef is produced in this country, and the facts horrify me. Learn about grass-fed versus grain-fed beef in this infographic.
Here’s some text from a PBS interview with Michael Pollan, entitled “Modern Meat”. This covers the need for the holes (“Rumen Fistula”) and more. Read the whole thing via the link, this snippet is just the beginning. The problem with this system, or one of the problems with this system, is that cows are not […]
How many of the fresh meats at the supermarket pass the Kitchen Test?
That organic meat is no magic bullet shouldn’t come as any surprise.
We’ve discussed lab meat here before. It is weird, creepy, and probably unnecessary for most situations…and it’s really expensive.
According to a recent report from Free Speech TV, radioactive beef has entered the Japanese food supply as a result of the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami.
We’ve talked about so-called “pink slime” around here before, and now there’s a petition targeting the FDA asking them to ban the stuff. In case you’re not familiar with pink slim or “Boneless Lean Beef,” as it’s known in the industry, here’s a description from the petition…
Researchers say that insects will become increasingly important as a protein source, as conventional meat becomes more scarce and expensive.
In stark contrast to the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) recent endorsement of beef as a heart-healthy food, the UK Department of Health issued a warning last week to eat less meat.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has partnered with the Beef Board, the USDA-managed program that markets beef, to put the association’s HeartCheck symbol on three cuts of lean beef. But just because a food is low in saturated fat and cholesterol does not mean it’s healthy.