Major supermarket chains changed how they label meat, surprising customers and USDA

In recent weeks, Giant stores nationwide changed their labeling procedures so that it was difficult for customers to know the quality of the meat they were buying

The decline of the small American family farm in one chart

Today’s farms are fewer and bigger.

How much your meat addiction is hurting the planet

The average meat-eater in the U.S. is responsible for almost twice as much global warming as the average vegetarian.

How the sugar lobby helps perpetuate that sweet tooth of yours

Americans are still eating twice as much sugar as they're supposed to. You can thank Big Sugar for that.

The mysterious case of America’s plummeting milk consumption

Not long ago, milk was part of America's every morning. Now, the calcium-filled fluid would be lucky to find itself on anyone's mind.

This graph on how we pay farmers should make you sick

Think government subsidies mostly go to family farmers? Think again.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 15, 2013
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