Articles from February 2015



Oink!!!!! Denver Post Gives a Sneak Preview of my new book “Pig Tales”

My new book, Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat, won’t be released until later this year, but word is already getting out. This from the Denver Post’s coverage of the Cochon 555 cook-off event that will take place on March 8 in that city: If all this pork talk triggers a hunger to […]

WARNING: AFTER READING THIS POST, YOU WILL NEVER EAT A SHRIMP FROM THAILAND AGAIN.

I vowed never to touch another Thai-farmed shrimp after attending a panel discussion recently at Sea Web’s Seafood Summit in New Orleans. Steve Trent, the executive director of the Britain’s Environmental Justice Foundation, described a multi-billion-dollar industry with a financial model that would not be viable slave labor. “It’s the most horrific situation I have […]