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A cabbage ain’t a rose

by Alan Guebert It’s hard to mix today’s politics with today’s food and not get slime, slimed or both. For example, when First Lady Michelle Obama harvested her first White House vegetable garden in 2009, political foes blasted her as … Continue reading

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Beef is Beef – Really?

By Mike Callicrate Iowa State University Animal Science students helped organize a “Beef is Beef” rally this week supporting Beef Products Inc. and touting the benefits of BPI’s Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB – Pink Slime). This was an impressive … Continue reading

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Pink Slime: Dark Side of Industrial Food System Exposed

by Mike Callicrate “Changes will not simply happen…Changes will occur when consumers realize what they’ve been eating, get angry, and demand something different…It remains our responsibility, with every vote and every dollar spent on food, to start making it right.” … Continue reading

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Exposing Pink Slime brings hope to a broken food system

“Changes will not simply happen…Changes will occur when consumers realize what they’ve been eating, get angry, and demand something different…It remains our responsibility, with every vote and every dollar spent on food, to start making it right.” – Eric Schlosser, … Continue reading

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Have cattle producers been Romney-ed?

Sale of National Beef looks a lot like a Bain Capital maneuver. Did National Beef ‘s cattlemen owners  just get “Romney-ed”? John Miller, National Beef’s former CEO, now consultant and member of the Board of Managers, was a top fundraiser … Continue reading

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