How Science is Saving Farmed Animals

Scientists across the nation are teaming up to save animals and the environment while also feeding the world – and a roster of big-name international investors and venture capitalists are on board. Just last week, the Wall Street Journal announced that a new round of investments in Hampton Creek Foods totaled $90 million. In explaining why his firm as taken …

Silent Side Dishes: The Stealth of Ractopamine

Did you know that with almost every serving of turkey and pig meat dished out this holiday season – and all year long – there’s a stealthy side of drugs that are banned in the European Union and even China, but not the US?  It’s called Ractopamine. And it’s even in your bacon, which reaches its record-setting consumption rate during …