East Bay Food-Tech Startup Creates Lab-Grown ChickenChickens may no longer need to cross the road before they end up on your dinner plate. Instead of coming from a farm, a Bay Area startup is developing the futuristic meat in a lab.
Coastal Sanctuary Gives Consumers A Chance To 'Meet Their Meat'Do you ever wonder where your food comes from and whether or not the animals were raised humanely? A pair of vegan "farmers" are looking to give consumers a chance to "meet their meat."
Cafe Gratitude, Gracias Madre Owners Upset Vegan Patrons By Slaughtering AnimalsOwners of two premier vegan restaurants in California have angered some patrons after revealing that they have slaughtered animals and eaten meat at their Vacaville farm.
Uninspected Meat Scheme Gets Former Petaluma Slaughterhouse Worker Sentenced To PrisonA federal judge sentenced a former employee of a Petaluma slaughterhouse Friday in San Francisco for his role in a scheme to distribute adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat.
Bay Area Biotech Startups Racing To Fill Our Plates With Lab-Created Meats, SeafoodWhether it’s a big juicy steak or a tasty shrimp cocktail, some Bay Area biotech startups are racing to fill your plates, but not from a feed lot or the vast blue ocean.
Sausage, Bacon & Other Processed Meats Linked To CancerIt's official: Ham, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers — and red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.
Advocates Blame California's Drought On Abortion, Immigration & MeatThe 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.
Humane-Certified Foster Farms Under Investigation After Video Shows Abuse, Torture Of Live ChickensPolice 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.
Lee's Sandwiches Doubles Meat Recall To 440K Pounds Of Chicken, Beef & PorkA 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.
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 200K Pounds Of Meat Over USDA InspectionsMore 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.
Bay Area 'Entopreneurs' Feed Growing Appetite For Edible InsectsThey hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.
Foursquare On The Pin #2: Meat And MoreFoursquare 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.