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Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Blame California’s Drought On Abortion, Immigration & Meat

The state’s historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California’s water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.

06/18/2015

Foster Farms chicken is seen for sale in a grocery store in Los Angeles,California October 8, 2013.  (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Humane-Certified Foster Farms Under Investigation After Video Shows Abuse, Torture Of Live Chickens

Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.

06/17/2015

The pork banh mi, a traditional Vietnamese sandwich.
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Lee’s Sandwiches Doubles Meat Recall To 440K Pounds Of Chicken, Beef & Pork

A firm with Bay Area ties has now doubled the amount of meat products it is recalling from restaurants in California and other states, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

06/01/2015

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Lee’s Sandwiches Recalls 200K Pounds Of Meat Over USDA Inspections

More than 200,000-pounds of meat product from a Southern California-based sandwich store chain has been recalled after the U.S. department of agriculture found the manufacturer illegally marked the meat as inspected when it was not.

05/24/2015

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Bay Area ‘Entopreneurs’ Feed Growing Appetite For Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.

04/15/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin #2: Meat And More

Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley and editor-at-large Sarah Spagnolo consider NYC’s best steakhouses and lobster rolls with Lockhart Steele, editorial director at Vox Media, and Kevin Kearney, CEO of Hard Candy Shell.

03/31/2015

A Whole Foods market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Animal Rights Activists Block Off Meat Department At Whole Foods, Berkeley

Animal rights activists used tape and other methods to stop customers from buying meat.

03/28/2015

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Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion Nestle

Dr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry’s interests could conflate things.

03/02/2015

Duo Duo was saved from being slaughtered for meat in China. (CBS)

Bay Area Woman Saves Dog From Being Slaughtered For Meat In China

Thursday marks the Lunar New Year. For a growing number of animal lovers, here and in China, they hope the Year of the Goat will be the time to remember the story of a little dog that inspired a movement.

02/19/2015

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

Co-Owner Of Northern California Slaughterhouse Pleads Guilty To Processing Cattle With Cancer

A co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall has pleaded guilty to processing cattle with cancer for consumption.

02/18/2015

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