Just the facts. From the experts.
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Deadly European E. Coli Outbreak: Should U.S Consumers Worry?

6/3/2011

Dr. Scott Hurd, Iowa State, discusses the E. coli outbreak in Europe and how it affects Americans

Grass-fed versus Corn-fed Beef: What’s the Difference?

5/25/2011

What's the Difference between grass-fed and corn-fed beef?

Consumer Question: Are hormones in my milk and meat making my kids bigger?

3/10/2011

Expert feedback regarding inquiry from mom wondering about how hormones in food may be affecting her children.

Meatless Mondays: Expert and Consumer opinions

2/8/2011

Consumer poll results on "Meatless Mondays" and commentary from Dr. Ruth MacDonald.

Small vs. Large Farms - Are Animals Treated Differently?

2/1/2011

Three experts, Dr. Patricia Hester, Dr. Ed Pajor and Dr. Emily Patterson-Kane, answer the question, "Is the well-being of farm animals on larger operations disregarded in the pursuit of higher profits?"

Will eliminating farm subsidies contribute to a decline in U.S. public health issues? Alston responds.

1/26/2011

Dr. Alston answers the question "Will eliminating farm subsidies reduce obesity and associated health problems, such as diabetes?"

What is Safer? Food from Organic, Free-Range or Modern Farms?

1/19/2011

Dr. Gebreyes answers the question: "Is food from organic and free-range farm animals safer than animals raised in modern confinement operations?"

Grass-Fed or Grain-Fed Beef - What's Better For Me?

12/6/2010

Dr. John Comerford, associate professor and extension beef specialist in the Department of Dairy and Animal Science at Penn State University, explains nutritional differences between beef from grain-fed and grass-fed cattle.

What's Really in Our Food?

11/29/2010

Dr. Ruth MacDonald, chair of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University, explains food additives.

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