meat http://kbia.org en Meat labeling advocates back new farm bill http://kbia.org/post/meat-labeling-advocates-back-new-farm-bill <p>Proponents of a <a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/new-labeling-rules-could-give-consumers-more-information-about-their-meat-COOL">new labeling rule that gi­ves consumers more information about where their meat comes from</a> say they are pleased with the new farm bill President Obama signed into law on Friday. That’s because the bill does not include any significant changes to current country-of-origin labeling rules, known as COOL.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 47814 at http://kbia.org Meat labeling advocates back new farm bill Field Notes: What exactly does 'sustainability' mean? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-what-exactly-does-sustainability-mean <p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46773 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: What exactly does 'sustainability' mean? Field Notes: Antibiotics in meat and why Congress can't pass a farm bill http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-antibiotics-meat-and-why-congress-cant-pass-farm-bill <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 45420 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Antibiotics in meat and why Congress can't pass a farm bill Field Notes: Where does our meat come from? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-where-does-our-meat-come <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 44213 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Where does our meat come from? New labeling rules could give consumers more info about their meat http://kbia.org/post/new-labeling-rules-could-give-consumers-more-info-about-their-meat <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new labeling rule that went into full effect Saturday requires </span>meatpackers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and retailers to provide consumers with more information about where their meat comes from.</span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 44211 at http://kbia.org New labeling rules could give consumers more info about their meat Field Notes: Overhaul of meat labels on hold http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-overhaul-meat-labels-hold <p><em>This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes">Field Notes</a><em>, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:51:57 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 39707 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Overhaul of meat labels on hold USDA releases labeling rule for meat http://kbia.org/post/usda-releases-labeling-rule-meat <p>Consumers may soon know more about where their meat comes from because of a long-debated change made by the US Department of Agriculture on Thursday.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 18:52:31 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 34224 at http://kbia.org USDA releases labeling rule for meat Field Notes: Marking the fifth anniversary of the Postville, Iowa raid http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-marking-fifth-anniversary-postville-iowa-raid <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><u><a _cke_saved_href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes" href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes">Field Notes</a></u></strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 18:20:29 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 33529 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Marking the fifth anniversary of the Postville, Iowa raid GMO labeling laws on deck in the Midwest http://kbia.org/post/gmo-labeling-laws-deck-midwest <p>Just south of Hermann, Mo., <a href="http://www.swissmeats.com/"><u><b>Swiss Meat and Sausage Co.</b></u></a> processes 2 million pounds of meat a year -- everything from cattle to hogs to buffalo to elk.</p><p>And everything gets a label.</p><p>“No antibiotics added, raised without added hormones, all natural, minimally processed," Glenn Brandt, the production manager for Swiss Meat, reads from a hefty roll of hickory smoked beef sausage stickers.</p><p>What this label does not indicate, however, is whether or not the sausage contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:16:53 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 30566 at http://kbia.org GMO labeling laws on deck in the Midwest