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New Beef Section on Cater to the Earth

Check out the new Cater to the Earth section on Beef. This in-depth look at the environmental impacts of meat consumption follows cows from their food and water to the meatpacking plant, your plate, and beyond to the atmosphere. Greenhouse gases, corn's footprint, and what happens when cows are ...

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Tags: Beef, Climate, Culture, Industry, Meat
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Safe Food = Traceable Food?

A previous post about the increasing scrutiny on food safety made the case for extending tha attention to working conditions and the relationship between food produces and consumers.The New York Times recently had an article about "traceability", which may be tracing these links. Makers of banan...

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Tags: Agriculture, Conditions, Farmer, Meat, Traceability, Worker
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Poland: Food Waste and Meat Consumption

It's always interesting to see how environmental ills affect other regions. A report out of Poland says that food waste is a problem there, too. Approximately 4 million tons of food will be wasted in Poland this year, while over 2.5 million people will suffer from poverty and undernourishment. Ha...

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Tags: Agriculture, Diet, Europe, Meat, Nutrition, Poland, Poverty
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Does Vegetarianism = Giving Up Meat?

Our guest blogger's post about the green movement's reluctance to take on vegetarianism reminded me of something I read a few months ago. Eating less meat is critical to planet's future, from the Vancouver Sun, provides some insight into the double standard that makes environmentalists feel comfo...

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Tags: Diet, Meat, Sacrifice, Vegan, Vegetarian
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