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Majoring in the Minors

Covering “agricultural issues” is a pretty random grab bag of loosely-related topics. At present, I’m reading up on issues as varied and interwoven as dairy consumption in India, recent research on intermittent caloric restriction, and African Swine Fever. Two such random topics got me thinking over the weekend about how we, particularly in the developed […]

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Discussion: To Meat, Or Not to Meat

As a broadcaster and professional speaker, I’ve moderated quite a few panel discussions over the years. Last night I hosted an especially interesting one on behalf of the Animal Welfare & Behavior Club at The Ohio State University. “Food for Thought” was billed as “an open discussion on food animal production,” and designed to expose […]

Eating plenty of quality meats and veggies makes a big difference in the lives of busy professionals.

Why The Link Between Nutrition and Productivity Matters for Busy Professionals

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Americans, as a population, are too fat, and obesity is one of the greatest challenges facing us as a society. Oh, you’ve heard that, too, huh? The “obesity epidemic” situation is significant enough that military leaders face a growing challenge (pardon the pun) in finding enough recruits […]

Fairlife Milk, ultra-filtered, high-protein milk, is one of the first major innovations in fluid milk in decades.

Big Brands Struggle to Follow Food Fads

Disruption in the food marketing space has become something of an annoying constant to food marketers over the past decade. With trends – from organic and local to gluten-free or low-carb – ebbing and flowing at an oftentimes dizzying and perplexing pace, established marketers appear to be struggling against plucky up-and-comers. From Bloomberg: Chobani, which […]