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09

Jan

Scientists discover strong, new carcinogenic compounds in grilled meatsThe previously unknown super mutagenic compounds raise new concerns about grilled meats and heavily-polluted urban air.

Scientists discover strong, new carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats
The previously unknown super mutagenic compounds raise new concerns about grilled meats and heavily-polluted urban air.

09

Dec

4 ‘fake food’ products drawing venture capitalHigh-tech investors are funding companies that make fake meat and eggs in the lab.

4 ‘fake food’ products drawing venture capital
High-tech investors are funding companies that make fake meat and eggs in the lab.

07

Oct

Kids’ beef with all-beef burgers prompts school to bring back the processed meatVirginia school district brings back 26-ingredient burger after students complain about the taste and look of all-beef patties.

Kids’ beef with all-beef burgers prompts school to bring back the processed meat
Virginia school district brings back 26-ingredient burger after students complain about the taste and look of all-beef patties.

11

Sep

Some schools adding ‘pink slime’ back to the menuMore than twice as many states put in orders with the USDA this year for ground beef that may contain the controversial lean, finely textured beef.

Some schools adding ‘pink slime’ back to the menu
More than twice as many states put in orders with the USDA this year for ground beef that may contain the controversial lean, finely textured beef.

06

Aug

Bill Clinton embraced vegetables to increase odds of ‘long-term survival’Former president tells AARP magazine that he ‘picked the diet’ that would best enable him to ‘become a grandfather.’

Bill Clinton embraced vegetables to increase odds of ‘long-term survival’
Former president tells AARP magazine that he ‘picked the diet’ that would best enable him to ‘become a grandfather.’

Burger created from stem cells has ‘quite a bite’The first public taste test of a burger grown in-vitro from stem cells revealed a burger with intense flavor that looked very similar to meat.

Burger created from stem cells has ‘quite a bite’
The first public taste test of a burger grown in-vitro from stem cells revealed a burger with intense flavor that looked very similar to meat.

23

Jun

Meat can now be labeled Non-GMOThe Non-GMO Project received USDA approval to label meat from animals fed a diet that didn’t contain genetically modified ingredients as Non-GMO.

Meat can now be labeled Non-GMO
The Non-GMO Project received USDA approval to label meat from animals fed a diet that didn’t contain genetically modified ingredients as Non-GMO.

24

Apr

5 meats most likely to send you to the hospital
A new report ranks meat and poultry based on outbreaks of foodborne illness.

5 meats most likely to send you to the hospital

A new report ranks meat and poultry based on outbreaks of foodborne illness.

22

Mar

Montana passes bill to allow salvage of road kill
Roadkill ragù? Carrion bourguignon? The governor’s signature is all that remains between car-struck big game and the dinner table.

Montana passes bill to allow salvage of road kill

Roadkill ragù? Carrion bourguignon? The governor’s signature is all that remains between car-struck big game and the dinner table.

20

Mar

Bushmeat trade is transforming rain forest
When hunters kill primates, the animals no longer disperse the seeds of some fruit- and nut-bearing trees, and wind-dispersed seedlings take root instead.

Bushmeat trade is transforming rain forest

When hunters kill primates, the animals no longer disperse the seeds of some fruit- and nut-bearing trees, and wind-dispersed seedlings take root instead.