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.
Comments on the Los Angeles school district flavored milk ban with Dr. Andrea Garber and Dr. Ruth MacDonald
Expert discussion of study of over 120,000 Americans over 20 years about the foods most likely to contribute to weight gain and weight loss.
Comparison of reactions to the 2011 Germany E. coli outbreak in sprouts and the 2010 U.S. Salmonella outbreak in eggs.
Experts discuss the pros and cons of the USDA's new MyPlate graphic that replaces the existing Food Pyramid.
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?
Dr. Jean Weese talks about the safety of organic milk, raw milk and unpasteurized milk.
Cayla Westergard of the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University talks about handling and preparing eggs safely.