Beef http://www.kunc.org en Study: Controversial Feed Additive Zilmax Doesn't Affect Cattle Health http://www.kunc.org/post/study-controversial-feed-additive-zilmax-doesnt-affect-cattle-health <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">The feed additive Zilmax, which was pulled from the market after reports of lame and stressed cattle, does not harm an animal’s health, a university study found.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:57:06 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Harvest Public Media 58879 at http://www.kunc.org Study: Controversial Feed Additive Zilmax Doesn't Affect Cattle Health Brazil Beef Imports Too Risky, Ranchers Worry http://www.kunc.org/post/brazil-beef-imports-too-risky-ranchers-worry <p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to <a href="http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2009-0017-0010">greenlight a proposal</a> that would allow imports of fresh beef from certain sections of Brazil, despite the South American country’s history of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease, a highly contagious pathogen that cripples cattle.</p><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 56169 at http://www.kunc.org Brazil Beef Imports Too Risky, Ranchers Worry Meat Labels Don't Infringe On Free Speech, Court Rules http://www.kunc.org/post/meat-labels-dont-infringe-free-speech-court-rules <p>Those new labels on grocery store meat that says where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered will be sticking around.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:40:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Harvest Public Media 55000 at http://www.kunc.org Meat Labels Don't Infringe On Free Speech, Court Rules Can The Meat Industry Help Protect Wildlife? Some Say Yes http://www.kunc.org/post/can-meat-industry-help-protect-wildlife-some-say-yes Last week we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/03/21/291495523/how-your-love-of-burgers-may-be-helping-to-drive-wildlife-extinct">reported</a> on a new campaign from the Center for Biological Diversity that hopes to persuade Americans to cut back on their meat consumption. Their pitch? Eat less meat and you will help save wildlife.<p><a href="http://www.takeextinctionoffyourplate.com/">Take Extinction Off Your Plate</a> argues that the livestock industry has been responsible for the near extinction of iconic species like the Mexican gray wolf and the California grizzly bear. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:12:00 +0000 54969 at http://www.kunc.org Can The Meat Industry Help Protect Wildlife? Some Say Yes Food Giants Want 'Sustainable' Beef. But What Does That Mean? http://www.kunc.org/post/food-giants-want-sustainable-beef-what-does-mean McDonald's made a big green splash a few months ago by <a href="http://www.aboutmcdonalds.com/mcd/sustainability/signature_programs/beef-sustainability.html">announcing</a> that it will start buying "verified sustainable" beef in 2016.<p>A chorus of voices responded, "What's 'verified sustainable' beef?"<p>McDonald's, it turns out, is part of a group that's trying to come up with an answer. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 54916 at http://www.kunc.org Food Giants Want 'Sustainable' Beef. But What Does That Mean?