Meat, poultry, and eggs: What does the USDA test for? Fun Fact Friday

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) just released the annual U.S. National Residue Program for Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products, a.k.a. the “Blue Book” which summarizes the process that the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) will use to sample meat, … Continue reading

Glyphosate and cancer: What does the data say?

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Dr. Andrew Kniss, University of Wyoming Assistant Professor, recently discussed Glyphosate and cancer: What does the data say? I encourage you to check it out and to follow up on some of the links he provides for further information. At … Continue reading

Just How Safe Is Your Organic Food?

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Originally posted on Iowa Meets Maui:
Organic food is all the rage right now, and the practices used in organic growing are worthy of our attention.  All farmers need to be supported and encouraged no matter what growing methods they…

Bug (Entomology) Facination… Wordless Wednesday

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We recently hosted a science fair. A colleague (Jonathan Larson), who is an entomologist (bug guy) brought some exhibits…      ————- Dr. Lindsay can also be found on: – Website (http://food.unl.edu/ag-and-food)– Twitter/Instagram (agwithdrlindsay)– Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/agwithdrlindsay) – Pinterest (Lindsay Chichester-Medahunsi) 

Global meat consumption increases by 3%, decreases by 1% in the U.S.

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One of the daily publications I subscribe to is MeatingPlace. If you are interested in getting daily updates on meat industry happenings, then this publication is for you. Recently MeatingPlace reported about meat consumption trends, as released by Euromonitor International: … Continue reading