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foodies
foodies

How I Became the Most Successful Food Personality in the World

My journey to becoming one of the most important voices in food.
James
11.1.17
the internet
the internet

Freakishly Huge Chicken Frightens and Confuses the Internet

"Bruh, this ain't no chicken."
Nick Rose
3.20.17
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
agriculture
agriculture

Why It's a Huge Deal that a Major Chicken Producer Is Going to Stop Using Antibiotics

In an announcement this week by the company’s chairman, Jim Perdue, we learned two things: that the chicken purveyor is the first major poultry supplier to remove all antibiotics from its chicken supply, and that it’s going through a lot of baby wipes.
Alex Swerdloff
10.8.16
Organic farming
Organic farming

Why That 'Organic' Label Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Thanks to current USDA rules, factory farms that label their meat and eggs "organic" tend to look just like their non-organic counterparts. Sources who spoke with MUNCHIES estimate that less than 10 percent of organic factory farm chickens ever see the...
Tom Perkins
10.6.16
HEALTH
HEALTH

Chickens Could Be the Secret Weapon to Fighting Malaria

Chickens could be crucial in fighting one of the deadliest diseases facing humanity.
Nick Rose
7.22.16
farming
farming

American Egg Producers Agree to Stop Grinding Up Live Baby Chicks

Every year, more than 3 billion male chickens are killed around the world within hours of being born, disposed of as unnecessary byproducts of a system that prizes eggs and egg-laying hens exclusively.
Wyatt Marshall
6.14.16
podcast
podcast

Listen to 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast': Chicken Shit Bingo at the Little Longhorn Saloon

We pay a visit to the Little Longhorn Saloon—an Austin institution—to experience chicken shit bingo, one of the last stronghold's of old Austin culture.
Helen Hollyman
4.26.16
eggs
eggs

Many "Organic" Eggs Are Coming from Cramped, Miserable Hens

Many organic eggs come from birds packed into large warehouses along with tens of thousands of other birds—and they rarely get outdoors, if ever.
Alex Swerdloff
12.16.15
HEALTH
HEALTH

Despite the Dangers, Big Ag Is Using More Animal Antibiotics Than Ever

Although there has been widespread panic about superbugs caused by the overuse of antibiotics in animal feed, sales for the drugs continue to climb.
Wyatt Marshall
12.12.15
sustainability
sustainability

These University Students Are Swapping Booze for Beekeeping and Vegetables

Sustainability initiatives that see university grounds given over to beekeeping, chickens, and vegetable-growing in a bid to create "edible campuses" are becoming increasingly popular with British students.
Rachel England
10.12.15
Religion
Religion

The Ritual Slaughtering of Chickens on New York Streets Is Officially Legal

Despite the efforts of animal-rights groups, Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn are free to swing chickens above their heads and slit their throats in the streets.
Alex Swerdloff
9.15.15