The US Chicken Industry Staying Strong

The US Chicken Industry Staying Strong

The US chicken industry has experienced an unprecedented run of historic profitability since 2012 and responded by significantly increasing production and processing capacity. Six new poultry processing plants are expected to be operating by 2020, while production and supplies of competing animal proteins are also expanding. According to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division, profitability […]

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Fried chicken, french fries, and chicken-fried steak is surely delicious, but treating yourself to such fried foods regularly could be deadly, a new study warns. Women who eat more than 1 serving a week of fried chicken or fried fish have an increased risk of heart disease and death, researchers report. “Overall, we found that […]

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

The notion of dining at Michelin-Starred restaurants evokes visions fine food and $$$$$, but there are some spots that will not break your bank. So, if you are in Southeast Asia, and looking to try the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, you will need a plane ticket to Singapore and standing in lengthy queues. […]

Must Try Foods in New Orleans

Must Try Foods in New Orleans

New Orleans has many original delicious dishes that make it the envy of the culinary world. Chef’s there turn out specialty dishes like no other, and a trip here is as much about eating as it is touring and/or partying. So while you are in The Big Easy do not miss out on these classic […]

Chicken Soup Does Have Health Benefits

Chicken Soup Does Have Health Benefits

Lots of people rely on Grandma’s chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, but few know exactly why the broth brings relief. Here a dietitian explains its magic. “Studies have shown that a hearty bowl of chicken noodle soup may help clear nasal congestion and ease cold symptoms,” said Sandy Allonen, a clinical dietitian at […]

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revealed that last year’s flu season was a record breaker, killing 80,000 Americans. It was a particularly nasty flu, a strain that tends to put more people in hospital and cause more deaths, particularly among the most vulnerable population: young […]

Got the Flu? Eat Real Food

Got the Flu? Eat Real Food

Got the Flu? Eat Real Food This year’s flu season is the worst in about 10 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD). Every US state, sans Hawaii, is experiencing widespread influenza outbreaks and one in 15 doctor visits last week were for flu symptoms. Hospitals, medical […]

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2-T in assets are pressing some of the nation’s largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability nonprofit advocate Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate […]