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  • Lamb shanks with a touch of vino
    Lamb shanks with a touch of vino
    Lamb shanks are very meaty and the meat is close to the bone which gives it a sweetness and tenderness to every bite. A little vino, spices and some bouillon makes dinner memorable. Cooking lamb shanks in a slow cooker brings out its unique flavor...
  • Meat department
    A&P employee tried to steal $1,200 worth of meat by shoving it down his pants
    In a story that almost begs for a comedic straight man to react to the person telling it, Gregory Rodriguez of Ossining, New York, is facing charges of fourth-degree grand larceny after being caught trying to steal $1,200 worth of supermarket meat...
  • Hipster Heaven
    Organic burgers for those who don't know better
    For someone who spends a lot of time exploring fast food, I should have known better. I should have done the research. “Elevation Burger”, it was called. Perhaps a gourmet burger place? Well, make no mistake, the prices were elevated....
  • Processed Meats
    Cheap processed meat comes with a hefty price tag
    There has been a significant amount of attention recently pertaining to some of the controversial techniques adopted in modern meat processing; aside from the outrage regarding the inhumane conditions imposed unnecessarily on these animals there...
  • Cranky cows=crappy meat
    Humane treatment of animals gains more credibility
    Animal welfare has been an issue relegated to animal rights activists, but recent statements by a CSU professor lend strength to the growing concern for animal welfare not only as a moral issue, but also as an issue of food quality for those who...
  • Chipotle Plans to Serve More 20 Million Pounds of Locally Grown Produce in 2014
    Chipotle Plans to Serve More 20 Million Pounds of Locally Grown Produce in 2014
    Commitment underscores Chipotle’s support for local farmsChipotle Mexican Grillplans to purchase more than 20 million pounds of locally grown produce in its restaurants this year, up from its 2013 goal of 15 million pounds. As the only...
  • European meat, traditional and quality
    Tradition and quality of European meat on the family table
    Families have become more knowledgeable about why and what they eat. Farm to table, farmer's markets and even back yard gardens have become maintains in the community. While produce can be easily understood, the meat industry can be...
  • fruit
    Smaller can be better when it comes to fresh food
    Eating healthy starts with healthy foods. The idea is to choose foods that provide the best nutrition. Historically our bodies had a built in way of determining good food, it was through taste and flavor. Fresh fruits, vegetables and meats are...
  • Needles in meat: Lunatic on portable scooter and oxygen stuffed needles in meat
    Needles in meat: Lunatic on portable scooter and oxygen stuffed needles in meat
    A 68-year-old Illinois man has been accused of stuffing meat products with needles inside of a grocery store in his hometown. When confronted by investigators as to why he inserted sewing needles into packages of ground beef and meat cuts, the St....
  • Cows deemed environmentally "inefficient" by an AP report
    Beef pollutes-new story is old news-but mainstream attention is a first
    The fact that factory-style meat production has a big environmental footprint is nothing new. Mainstream coverage of the issue, however, is. The Denver Post recently published an Associated Press story that criticized the environmental footprint...
  • Sizzling meat on swords is enough said at Samba Brazilian Steakhouse & Bar
    Samba Steakhouse & Bar: Feeding the carnivore inside
    Although World Cup 2014 has concluded in Brazil, there are several things Brazilians can be happy about: the World Cup was a successful event, the Argentinians didn't win, and Brazilian BBQ received a bit more attention worldwide. The latter...
  • Meat and potatoes, the perfect match
    Meat and potatoes, the perfect match
    With the billions of recipes that are out there for main dishes, you really can't go wrong with the classic American stand-by: meat and potatoes! This has been a long-standing favorite combination of many that never fails to satisfy. In this...
  • Where's the beef? Government panel pushes plants ... and insects
    Where's the beef? Government panel pushes plants ... and insects
    A federal dietary committee is veering into politics with a call for “sustainable” menus, including a virtual ban on meat consumption, a new report warns.Hanns Kuttner says the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is dishing out...
  • The bars show future agricultural emissions at current trends (blue), if agricultural productivity increases and technical measures are implemented (orange), and if technical measures and  a 75 percent reduction in meat and dairy consumption (green).
    U. N. proposal that plans to kill U. S. climate change efforts
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from the United Nations presented a recommendation on March 31, 2014, that may well be the death knell for climate change prevention efforts in the United States.The recommended solution is a 75...
  • Feedlot steer for conventional beef
    Labeling claims explained
    Cage free, free range, pasture raised and organic; as meat consumers demand more information about the way their food is raised, producers have come up with a cornucopia of terms to try and pass that information along.Processor Rastelli Direct has...