Tech Start-Up Creates Environmentally Friendly And Meat-Free Cheeseburgers

It is no secret that animal farming is terrible for the environment. However, it is also common knowledge that veggie burgers kind of suck compared to “the real thing”. Sorry veggies, you know it’s true. But fear not, a Californian start-up is hoping to create Read More …

Meat That Tests Positive For E. Coli Is Cooked And Sold In Human And Pet Food

And this might not be such a bad thing. View this image › Pre-cooked meat, like the patties used in fast food burgers, may have once tested positive for pathogens such as E. coli. Flickr: roboppy The USDA and food processing company employees continuously test Read More …

New Study Says Beef 10x More Damaging To The Environment Than Chicken, Pork Or Dairy Foods

A new study has found that the environmental impact of beef production is significantly worse than that of dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. According to one expert, cutting down on red meat would actually have more impact on carbon emissions than abandoning cars. The study Read More …

Demand For Agricultural Goods Drives Shocking Rates Of Illegal Deforestation

A rather depressing new report, released today by the non-governmental organization Forest Trends, serves as a harsh wake-up call to the staggering rates of consumer-driven deforestation. According to the report, over 70% of tropical deforestation worldwide is due to commercial agriculture, and half of the Read More …

9 Disappointing Facts About Chipotle

The company says it serves “Food With Integrity.” What does that mean? 1. Chipotle doesn’t do all of its own cooking: Some is done by an outside company, the same one that makes McDonald’s McNuggets, Big Macs, and McRibs. View this image › Flickr: calamity_hane Read More …