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Is There Any Food That's Totally Ethical To Eat? Here's What Experts Buy
It's been called the "omnivore's dilemma." And nobody, not even an expert, is exempt from it.
FOOD & DRINK
Mark Bittman on How You Can Make Sure You're Eating Ethically
What does it mean to eat ethically? "Food should be nutritious, affordable, and green--that is, it should minimize environmental
The Humane Omnivore: An Oxymoron?
Private Chef, Food Writer, Animal Lover, Organic Gardener, Col...
Is it possible to consume animal protein and still lay claim to a modicum of concern for animal welfare? I don't propose to answer that question, merely to explore the opportunities in our current social construct to make the attempt.
You Want To Order A 'Natural,' 'Organic,' 'Free-Range' Meal, But You Don't Know What That Means
Chicken or Eggs Foraged or Gathered: These terms refer to foods -- often mushrooms (yes, neither fruit nor veggie), wood
FOOD & DRINK
Chocolate and Child Slavery: Say No to Human Trafficking this Holiday Season
Professor and Director of Street Markets
The next time you reach for a candy bar, buy candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, or stock up for holiday baking, consider the price thousands of children are paying to bring you your chocolaty cheer.
FOOD & DRINK
The Pig in My Fridge
The things that show up in my fridge these days (now that I live with a chef) are much closer to alive than they look by the time they reach Key Foods.
HuffPost Jummah: The Blessings of Food
Scholar and Activist
Muslims have no trouble seeing the blessings in food, we know the good when we see it. We see the light of God in it and we share that light. It is like all things, a sign of God for us to read. It is a taste of Paradise in this world.
Seafood Traceability Program The REEL Story, Inspired By 'Portlandia' Sketch, Debuts In D.C.
In February, British sushi bar Moshi Moshi used a similar concept -- with a twist: If the "Meet Your Meal" concept sounds
Cardboard Hearts Full of West African Chocolate and Western Guilt
Author of Where Am I Wearing/Eating, Co-founder of The Facing ...
If we really want to end child labor and slavery in the West African cocoa industry, paying farmers half of a penny more per bar would go a long way in doing that.
ROC United's New Mobile App Helps Diners Support Pro-Worker Restaurants
Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter said he likely would reduce workers’ hours or boost the price of his pizzas to cover the cost
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Teaching Our Children the Ethics of Eating Meat
Rabbi Edward Bernstein
Rabbi, Temple Torah, Boynton Beach, FL, GreenFaith Fellow
During dinner with our children, we asked them, all enthusiastic carnivores, why they thought it was OK to eat meat. Their varying responses inspired us to frame this discussion in terms of the Passover Haggadah's description of the Four Children.
Sourcing And Cooking Humanely-Raised Veal
Kurt Michael Friese
Chef, author and advocate
The good news is that you can enjoy the luscious flavor of high-quality veal without setting your ethics aside. The way to do it is to obtain your meat locally, from small-scale farmers you can know and trust.
How To Kick Your Meat Addiction
Health and Wellness Activist, Author
Are you addicted to meat? I see it all the time -- people who want to break the meat habit, but who just keep eating those nuggets, burgers and hot dogs.
A Vegan Diet Was My Path To Good Health
Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary
Though I believed that by making the change to become vegan I was saving the lives of many animals, I remained in the dark about how this new diet might impact my health.
A Marriage of Compromises
CEO, Great Performances
Let's talk about the Clinton wedding. Is a vegan or vegetarian bride within her tactful rights to impose her eating restrictions on all her guests?
The Localvore Conceit
Spurred by last year's successful event of the same name, Green City Market is now in the midst of its second Localvore Challenge
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