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Graze craze

The Lorentz Take: Now that grass-fed has the attention of the Big Meat industry, we will all be challenged to keep the true virtue of Grass Finished beef available to consumers. Because Big Meat’s model is based on making the cheapest foods, they are going to look for the cheapest way, not the best way–for the animals or the environment. Original Story In December, California-based quick-service chain Carl’s Jr. rolled out the All-Natural Burger, although it could be called the Take-Notice Burger. People have taken notice of the menu addition to the chain’s more than 1,000 outlets because Carl’s Jr.
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This Fast-Food-Loving, Organics-Hating Ivy League Prof Will Trick You Into Eating Better

The Lorentz Take: While the comments to this article go down a political path that’s not our interest or business, the article itself provides a, perhaps, valuable perspective on how we eat and how we make food choices.  Whatever you choose to eat, do so thoughtfully. Original Story The Chicken Quesadilla Grande is calling to me. I am jet-lagged, starving, and fairly certain that a giant pile of melted cheese will dramatically improve my outlook on life. But right now, in front of a renowned authority on healthy eating? That doesn’t seem like such a great idea. Read More >>
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