Poll Sen Brown vs Whole Foods

Poll Sen Brown vs Whole Foods

  I’m totally amazed 30% of the people in the poll agree with Sen Brown! I guess I should be happy 70% seem to be able to grasp axiomatic logic. PEOPLE! please stop destroying my planet for your short term gain! You can find the Poll here:   The poll at the Patch

Whole Foods Fish

Whole Foods Fish

No good deed goes unpunished! Sen Brown indicts  the Whole Foods Market policy of not purchasing the RED label or “AVOID” species on the Seafood Watch list. I’m completely flummoxed that someone could be so stupid or so evil.

April Fools

April Fools

So Google maps going 8 bit and the Usual Plethora of Tech stunts are pretty amusing but I really liked the straight faced stunt by The Daily Meal casually announcing Whole Foods to soon have live animals to sell. Reaffirming the popular high-quality supermarket chain’s commitment to traceability, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey explains, “If
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Another blow to Farm transparency

Another blow to Farm transparency

Last week Utah became the second state after Iowa to pass new laws that prohibits taking photographs or videos on farms without permission. Violation of the law can lead to imprisonment up to a year and fines of up to $2,500. It is the industry’s latest response to the rash of secretly videotaping production facilities
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FDA maybe facing reality?? maybe?

FDA maybe facing reality?? maybe?

This is because of fear that super bugs like MRSA will be created but hey what ever gets crap out of the food chain. I’m all for it! Citing the threats to human health by overuse of antibiotics in animals, a federal judge has ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to start proceedings to
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Wendy’s starting to be less evil

Wendy’s starting to be less evil

Wendy’s said Friday it will improve the humane treatment of chickens by using O.K. Foods’ stunning system and the welfare of pigs by requiring suppliers to phase out gestation stalls. The world’s third-largest QSR chain said it is the first to endorse O.K.’s low atmospheric pressure system (LAPS), which renders birds permanently unconscious prior to
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Salbutamol in Pork

Salbutamol in Pork

People in greater numbers are caring about what is in their food and that’s a good thing, but I worry that “evil” is way more clever than the consumer. The public is balking at  Pink Slime and that’s good because maybe someone will get this crazy idea to do a study on the long term
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Victory over Pink Slime

Victory over Pink Slime

  USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is expected to announce today — perhaps as early as 1 p.m. EST — that it will begin identifying products offered through the National School Lunch Program that contain lean finely textured beef and, where possible, offer variations that do not include LFTB, sources toldMeatingplace. For example, schools will be
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Michael Symon Loves Black Pig

Michael Symon Loves Black Pig

So yesterday on The Chew you see Mario & Gwenyth cook up some good stuff, but the really exciting part of the show is Chef Symon wearing Black Pig Meat Co T-shirt The Chew Episode

National Pig Day

Was Yesterday….What can I say? I didn’t get the memo but started getting well wishing emails. Looked it up …thank you Wikipedia It seems it’s traditional to eat pork to celebrate the pig. Not knowing it was pig day I had lapsed in ceremony and was feeling a bit of a heretic in porcine pantheon…sadness…
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