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China’s Dog Meat Festival Continues as Planned Amid Protest

Dog Meat Festival In China Will Kick Off As Planned, Despite Protest From Animal Rights Activists

Animal rights activist Du Yufeng organizing a protest at the 2012 Yulin Dog Meat Festival, according to the description that accompanied the Vimeo video from which this screenshot was taken,

Despite widespread outrage, a dog meat festival in


Rat Meat Disguised as Lamb in Shanghai

If you have ordered lamb or mutton for hotpot in Shanghai over the last four years, you might have been served rat, fox or mink, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday.

“Since 2009, the suspect, surnamed Wei, has bought foxes, minks, rats and other uninspected meat products in Shandong,” the More…

Traces of Human Tissue Found in Meat

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Scientists have found traces of human tissue in meat meant for public consumption, but this poses “no threat” to the consumers who eat it.

It has also been found that only 15% of meat being sold has been correctly labelled, which means 85% of the meat in the market is questionable. The findings were


Horse Meat Crisis Widens


The horse meat controversy spread further yesterday and is now a pan-European issue and evidence is mounting that widespread fraud across the food sector is behind the crisis.

The French Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into how horse meat ended up in beef meals produced by the French


Printed 3-D Meat, Say it Aint So!

3D printing has been used to create running shoes, medical implants, and, to the delight of firearm enthusiasts, a .22 caliber handgun. So why not a 3D-printed steak for the grill?

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel’s philanthropic foundation plans to announce today a six-figure grant for bioprinted meat, part of


Ground Beef Reaches Record Price

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The average price of ground beef hit a record high in the United States in July, according to data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The BLS has been tracking the average price of a pound of 100% ground beef since 1984. In July, it cost $3.085, up


Genetically Modified Pig Abandoned Over Pressure

“Feds should rule out GM food animals,” citizens’ group urges

Ottawa, April 2, 2012 – Today, the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) welcomed reports that the University of Guelph, the Canadian university that developed the controversial genetically modified (GM) pig called “Enviropig,” is closing down its active research on what could have become


The Real Reason Beef will Kill you


Does Eating Red Meat Kill You … Or Is The Problem That We’re Eating FAKE Meat?

Harvard Medical School found that 1 in 10 premature deaths is caused by eating red meat:

Small quantities of processed meat such as bacon, sausages


Eat Your Laboratory Meat!

This Can’t be a good thing…..

Meat made in a petri dish is apparently a real thing.

In what appears to be the culinary world’s latest interpretation of Mary Shelley, scientists have already solved the riddle of making animal flesh in a lab, and are now figuring out how to sell it profitably, according to


Growing Artificial Meat

The move towards artificially engineered foods has taken a step forward after scientists grew a form of meat in a laboratory for the first time.

Researchers in the Netherlands have created what was described as soggy pork and are now investigating ways to improve the muscle tissue in the hope that people will one day


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