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food politics
food politics

This Ice Cream Truck's Sole Purpose Is to Troll the Shit Out of Trump's Bad Food Policies

Who wants a double scoop of Confined-Cow Chocolate?
Lauren Rothman
5.16.18
japan
japan

Veganism Is Growing in Japan, But Followers Say It Isn't Always Easy

How do you create a vegan movement in a country raised on broth made from pork bones?
Rachel Krantz
3.26.18
WTF
WTF

Restaurant Owner Notices Fish Is Still Alive, Releases It Back into Ocean

"I've never seen a fish so tenaciously attached to life," Braghieri said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.18
animal welfare
animal welfare

Switzerland Has Made It Illegal to Boil Lobsters Alive

As of March 1, lobsters will have to be 'stunned' before being cooked.
Nick Rose
1.12.18
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving

FAA Says Sorry, It Can't Stop Pilot From Throwing Live Turkeys Out of Plane

Watch for loopholes—and falling turkeys.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.21.17
fishing
fishing

Animal Rights Protesters 'Liberate' Tilapia from Florida Man Fishing with Family

The activists said that if the fish had been a dog or a cat, they would have been hailed as heroes.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.18.17
alcohol
alcohol

Why Some Gun Advocates Are Calling for a Boycott of Tito's Vodka

It all boils down to Tito's Handmade Vodka's pro-dog—and pro-animal—stance.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.14.17
animal welfare
animal welfare

Chickens Are Being Genetically Engineered to Suffer Less

Big chains like Wendy's are rethinking and re-shaping chicken.
Nick Rose
2.28.17
animal welfare
animal welfare

The Farm Where Old Pigs Go to Be Massaged Until They Die

Not all farm animals that have already lived their productive years have to head straight for the slaughterhouse—some go to peaceful retirement homes to live out their golden years.
Stefanie Staelens
2.23.17
lobster
lobster

How Chefs Prefer to Kill Lobster

"I think that every animal has senses, from mussels to lobsters. It’s just that you can’t hear mussels screaming."
Thieu Custers
2.16.17
animal welfare
animal welfare

Why an Animal Welfare Group Doesn't Want You to Buy Chicken with White Stripes

An animal welfare group claims that chickens with this particular muscular disorder might be higher in fat, and lower in protein and flavor.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.6.17
animal welfare
animal welfare

Obama’s Organic Ruling Will Greatly Improve the Welfare of Farm Animals

The ASPCA says: “This historic move by the USDA marks the first comprehensive set of regulations governing the on-farm treatment of animals ever issued by the federal government."
Alex Swerdloff
1.18.17