To really appreciate the USDA’s most recent gaffe we have to go back to the beginning. We have to return to a time when the country’s streets were barely paved and plenty of children were getting left behind, a time when school lunches were unheard of and it was only by the efforts of independent [...]
As November quickly approaches, there is no sign that the big three issues — the economy, gay rights, and women’s reproductive freedoms — are going to give up their firm hold on the national political stage. With both candidates keeping their eye on those issues with which they’re strongest — President Obama focusing heavily on [...]
As the EPA’s thirty day comment period on a prospective Renewable Fuel Standards waiver draws to a close, its not just those in the agricultural community who will soon see this administration’s efforts for exactly what they are: too little, too late. The comment period was announced on August 20 after the governors of both [...]
“That meal — with the salad right on top of the complet, and a bottle of the hard cider kept at truly cellar temperature in an actual cellar — was one I ate every day without ever getting bored with it. I had never given a single thought to how different the lettuces and the [...]
Two weeks ago I attended the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference, and as I sat in the crowd over the course of three days time I was repeatedly struck by how many women were in attendance. Of course, I’m not privy to the conference’s attendance records, but as I surveyed the [...]
Every once in a while my tendency towards procrastination pays off. I started writing this post some time ago, not knowing Chipotle restaurant had plans to run its Back to the Start commercial during the Super Bowl and Grammy Awards show. I’s been around, playing mostly in movie theaters since last summer, but since the [...]
I can’t count the number of op-eds, blog posts and general news articles I’ve read about the FDA’s recent move to ban extra-label uses of cephalosporins — a type of antibiotic – in meat production in the past two weeks, but Mark Bittman’s piece for the New York Times pretty succinctly sums up what most [...]
First of all, PETA, that turkey image you’ve superimposed on that Jack Russell terrier is a Royal Palm. They’re ornamental. You can eat them, I suppose, and some Royal Palm breeders do eat their excess males but there is so little meat it’s really not worth the time to butcher them to begin with. The [...]
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