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How Effective is Canada’s Meat-Inspection System?new

Insiders say Canada’s meat-inspection system isn’t keeping consumers safe from food-borne illnesses.
The Georgia Straight  |  Alex Roslin  |  10-21-2010  |  Science

Five Things Not To Buy In A Supermarketnew

Try buying the following five things from specialists just once, and you'll be astonished by the increase in quality you see.
OC Weekly  |  Dave Lieberman  |  07-27-2010  |  Food+Drink

Flesh Mob: New York’s Vegetarians Have Come Down With Some Serious Bloodlustnew

These days, as high-profile chefs like David Chang resolutely refuse to cater to an animal product-free world, many New York vegetarians are giving up the greens and developing a taste for flesh.
New York Press  |  Linnea Covington  |  01-14-2010  |  Food+Drink

Suds and Flames Make Great Summer Mealsnew

Caramel is the reason beer goes with grilled food and wine often doesn't. Here are some beer and summer food pairings, followed by some recipes for beer-based summer sauces.
INDY Week  |  Julie Johnson  |  07-02-2009  |  Food+Drink

To Shmeat or Not to Shmeat: Carcass Consumption vs. Dr. Frankenmeatnew

PETA argues that fake meat has the potential to eliminate the raising of animals for human consumption, while allowing those with a taste for tissue to continue enjoying their favorite meaty delicacies. Sounds like a win/win, but there are obstacles to replacing meat with shmeat, not least of which is widespread distaste at the very thought of a Frankenfurter or test-tube steak.
San Diego CityBeat  |  D.A. Kolodenko  |  12-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Where's the Beef Tax?new

Eating meat is like driving a Hummer, but no pol has the guts to push a carbon tax on it.
NOW Magazine  |  Wayne Roberts  |  09-15-2008  |  Food+Drink

A Burlington Couple Satisfies Cravings for Not-quite-meatnew

When a conscious carnivore falls in love with a vegetarian, something has to replace the sausages at breakfast. The result: hearty, flavorful and filling "veggie patties" that don't taste or look like flesh but satisfy meat-eaters.
Seven Days  |  Suzanne Podhaizer  |  07-18-2008  |  Food+Drink

This little Undergroundnew

Coverage of musicians in town.
Orlando Weekly  |  Bao Le-Huu  |  05-08-2008  |  Concerts

PETA Plays Chicken: Animal Rights Group Seeks Fake Meatnew

Is an organization that has traditionally called on people to abandon their desire to consume flesh going soft? And what's with using genetic modification, the bane of the eco movement, in the name of ending factory farming?
NOW Magazine  |  Paul Terefenko  |  05-02-2008  |  Food+Drink

A Wannabee Butcher Tries Out Her Chopsnew

Some middle-aged dudes might fantasize about rock-star camp. Others will pay a mint to don big-league pinstripes and run around the field. Me, I just wanted to dismember an animal.
Seven Days  |  Alice Levitt  |  04-28-2008  |  Food+Drink

PETA Presses Al Gore to Take on Meat-Eatingnew

For more than a year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has hassled Gore to set an example by not eating animal flesh, and more important, to use his group, the Alliance for Climate Protection, to explain that vegetarianism is an important tactic in the fight against global warming.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Alex Felsinger  |  04-23-2008  |  Food+Drink

A Flurry of Currynew

Chef Boy Ari comes back from his adventures in Asia with nuggets of tasteful information.
Missoula Independent  |  Ari LeVaux  |  03-08-2007  |  Food+Drink

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