Chinese company to buy Smithfield Foods; Business boon or disaster?
May 31, 2013, 7:45 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
To meet China's insatiable demand for pork, scandal-ridden Shuanghui International is turning to an American company to help 'bring home the bacon.'
Nearly 70% of turkey burgers contain fecal bacteria, says Consumer Reports
May 10, 2013, 12:03 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Overall, 90 percent of the ground turkey that the magazine examined had one or more of the five bacteria they tested for.
Pink slime and other animal goop we commonly eat: Gross or green?
April 26, 2012, 1:25 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Pink slime is said to recover 10 to 12 pounds of edible lean beef from every animal and save another 1.5 million animals from slaughter, but does that diminish the total gross-out factor?
Tiny Oregon 'ghost town' may be reborn as a permaculture school
Bradford watermelons were so juicy and delicious, people literally used to die for them
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore
These male birds like to keep their wives happy and well-fed
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants