Tag Archives: Food

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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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Taking A Second Look at GMO Labeling

A number of anti-Monsanto, anti-biotech groups and activists have pushed the notion that consumers “have the right to know” if the food they consume contains ingredients from genetically-modified crops. For the most part the agriculture industry – minus some, but not necessarily all, organic producers and groups – have opposed this concept based on the […]

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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 […]