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Remember “Pink Slime”? It Can Now Be Marketed As “Ground Beef”

“Pink slime” is probably more accurate, though less appetizing.

Dan Nosowitz
February 22, 2019
Apparently We Can Fertilize Plants With Smoke Stacks at Coal Processors

New research suggests coal plants could provide some nice fertilizer.

Dan Nosowitz
February 21, 2019
Can Chickens Work as Tiny Pharmaceutical Factories?

A new genetically modified chicken could contain actual medication.

Dan Nosowitz
February 20, 2019
The Quest to Turn Food Waste into Road Salt

From cheese brine to beet juice, these locally-sourced, environmentally-friendly de-icers are turning waste into safe... (more)

Brian Barth
February 18, 2019
Meet the New Faces of Agriculture in Congress

The Democrats’ “blue wave” has remade the House agriculture committee. Here are four to watch.

Brian Barth
February 15, 2019
Ever Wonder How Coca-Cola Influences Health Policy? Here Are the Documents

A range of transparency requests show how hard Coke lobbies.

Dan Nosowitz
February 13, 2019
How Will the (Maybe Temporary) Reopening of the USDA and FDA Look?

The most important government offices in the food industry are open again, sort of.

Dan Nosowitz
February 1, 2019