The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply
Last week I attended a panel about biodynamic and organic agriculture and its influence on the wine industry. Roger Cohen's recent op-ed in the New York Times was a hot topic -- the one in which he enthusiastically (and myopically) applauded a study by Stanford University that concluded organic food ... More >>
After 35 years of urging farmers and ranchers to curb their use of antibiotics as growth inducers in animals, the FDA has announced a new collaboration with drug companies, vets and livestock producers to limit the practice.
The Daily MealThe Daily Meal just put out its giant listicle of the most powerful Americans in food. The list is an interesting one that runs the gamut from chefs (Tom Colicchio, José Andrés), local media (Sam Sifton, Lockhart Steele), TV stars (Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri), and politicos (Thom ... More >>
Jason Wong, who transformed his Brooklyn vegetarian restaurant, Red Bamboo, into a place that serves meat, is among those who have changed their ideas about eating meat since sustainably and ethically raised livestock has become more widely available. [NY Press] The Obama administration has ... More >>
Sniffing out the meaning in Rembrandt's noses
Eat your greens: chewing over the history and politics of vegetarianism