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On a Budget? Pink Slime is Back to Save You Money!

Pink Slime is Back to Save You Money

In response to rising beef costs, USDA-approved “finely textured meat” is making a comeback…if it ever really left.

How Does Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Wind Up in Organic Meat?

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by Heather Callaghan Originally published at Natural Blaze There is a dizzying and vicious cycle of the overuse of antibiotics in meat production. Animals make up over three quarters of antibiotic use which has helped create a public health crisis. We are now on third-generation drugs that are not combating theRead the Rest…

The Pantry Primer: Building Your Protein Stockpile

Building Your Protein Stockpile

One area in which many pantries are lacking is protein.  Because meat is so perishable (and also expensive) it is often the most neglected frontier of the one-year pantry. This is a vital addition to your pantry, because without proper protein, hard-working muscles cannot heal and strengthen. Particularly in aRead the Rest…

Pantry Basics: Canning Chicken

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Skinless Boneless Chicken Lots of folks were hit by the power outage this summer across the North-Eastern part of the US.  Not only were thousands of freezers full of meat ($$$$$) lost when the contents thawed out and people had no way to cook them, but residents realized that theyRead the Rest…