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Eggs: What’s up with free-range and cage-free eggs being so expensive?


Food has gotten more and more expensive over the last several years and protein sources seem to be some of the fastest increasing items. Even one of the most affordable protein sources – eggs – has seen an increase in price. Along with the general increases across the board, there’s plenty of chatter regarding the price differences for eggs produced in different types of housing systems. 

Getting Down and Dirty with Pesticide Residues and the Dirty Dozen


Expert information about the Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group that lists pesticide residues in fruits and veggies.

Grass Fed vs. Grain Fed? Expert says, “Eat whatever you like."


Experts discuss the differences between grass fed and grain fed beef.

Hormones in Milk: Are They Causing Early Puberty in Girls?


Experts discuss the question of the association between hormones in dairy products and early puberty in girls.

Antibiotics: Are They being Over-Used in Food Animals?


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?

Gluten Intolerance and Grain Fed Meat


Dr. Ruth MacDonald addresses whether those with gluten intolerance, or Celiac disease, can eat meat from grain-fed animals without having an allergic reaction.

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


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

Small vs. Large Farms - Are Animals Treated Differently?


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?"

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


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?


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.

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