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Fair Oaks Farms: Taking Responsibility

Fair Oaks Farms: Taking Responsibility

Fair Oaks Farms has come under scrutiny for inhumane treatment to its calves. Find out how the farm's CEO has taken responsibility to better the operations of the farm, as well as the industry as a whole.

Animal Welfare and Health

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Are Insects the Future of Food?

Insects are in the spotlight as a healthy, affordable, and easily produced protein source for the future. We've examined the health benefits, but now it's time to put these critters to the taste test.

Diet, Food Ingredients, Food Technology, Health

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Are Insects the Future of Food? Are Insects the Future of Food?

Rallying for our Flooded Farmers

The ongoing flooding in Nebraska and Iowa has pushed many farmers over the edge, making the next harvest an impossibility for some. Many have lost their homes, their farms, and their livelihood. Here is how you can help.

Food Production, Food Regulations and Policy, Food Security

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The Truth about Juice Cleanses

There are no known long term health benefits to cleansing. And if we’re being honest, juice cleansing doesn’t taste or feel that great… So, do you really need to starve yourself with green juice to detoxify your body?

Diet, Health

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The Truth about Juice Cleanses The Truth about Juice Cleanses

What’s in a name? In this case, quite a bit.

Cell-based meat, an innovative protein, is being accepted as a viable component of a healthy, robust protein source. But what should we call it?

Food Production, Food Technology, Future of Food

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What’s in a name? In this case, quite a bit. What’s in a name? In this case, quite a bit.