We all want to do our part to help save the planet, right? Since farm animals create carbon emissions, will eating less meat create a cleaner environment?
Best Food Facts received a question from www.fooddialogues.com asking “Is it possible to feed the world’s growing population primarily on organic production methods?” We asked Dr. Robert Paarlberg, the Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Associate at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, to respond.
Best Food Facts found strange news about food!
Dr. Darrin Karcher and Dr. Scott Beyer discuss behaviors of egg laying hens as well as current production practices. This is the second in a three-week series.
Dr. Darrin Karcher and Dr. Patricia Hester define some common terms found on egg cartons at the grocery store - as well as the advantages and disadvantages to the housing systems for hens laying those eggs.
Comparison of reactions to the 2011 Germany E. coli outbreak in sprouts and the 2010 U.S. Salmonella outbreak in eggs.
Expert information about the Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group that lists pesticide residues in fruits and veggies.
Leading expert, Dr. John White, wades through fact and fiction on the subjects of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sugar.
Experts discuss the differences between grass fed and grain fed beef.
Dr. Scott Hurd, Iowa State, discusses the E. coli outbreak in Europe and how it affects Americans
Experts discuss the question of the association between hormones in dairy products and early puberty in girls.
What's the Difference between grass-fed and corn-fed beef?
Dr. Ruth MacDonald objects to The Omnivore's Dilemma.
The amount of antibiotics given to animals raised for food is a concern to many. Are they being over-used? Is this overuse creating antibiotic resistant superbugs in our families?
Connie Diekman, R.D., discusses tips for healthy eating.