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Meat Makes the Planet Thirsty

Published: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:20pm
Category: 
Water

California is experiencing one of its worst droughts on record. Just two and a half years ago, Folsom Lake, a major reservoir outside Sacramento, was at 83 percent capacity. Today it’s down to 36 percent.

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Be Patriotic: Go Beefless on July 4th

Published: 
Thu, 07/04/2013 - 11:02am
Category: 
Shopping & Food

The Washington Post published a provocative essay on Sunday that makes the case that hamburgers are the least patriotic food you could eat on the Fourth of July.

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Engineering the $325,000 Burger - Or You Could Eat a Good Veggie Burger!

Published: 
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:19pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

A researcher in the Netherlands wants to show the world — including potential donors — that in-vitro meat is a reality.

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Demand for grass-fed beef is growing

Published: 
Fri, 11/23/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Jeremy Parker is a rancher who raises his cattle the old-fashioned way. His herd feeds on grass.

"There's definitely growing demand" for grass-fed beef, he said. "There's more demand than there is availability."

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All red meat is bad for you, new study says

Published: 
Fri, 03/16/2012 - 4:02pm

Eating any amount and any type of red meat increases the risk of premature death, a new study says. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images / March 12, 2012)