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?
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
The story behind kudzu, the vine that's still eating the South
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
How to identify different types of bees
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
'Grumpy Cat' wasn't so cranky after all