At Least 3.4 Million Farm Animals Drowned in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Millions more are still at risk of dying from exposure, starvation, or drowning as the Carolinas recover.


Uncommon Jay: The Chicken Man Cometh

Kristin is hungover and Jay appears hellbent on building his own zoo.


Chicken Might Be the First Lab-Grown Meat to Make It to Your Grocery Store

'Clean Meat' is a new book by Paul Shapiro about the past, present, and future of lab-grown meat.


How I Became the Most Successful Food Personality in the World

My journey to becoming one of the most important voices in food.


GOP Rep Casually Beheads Chicken While Talking About Banning Abortion

It's still early, but Missouri representative Mike Moon may have taken the title for Least Sane Republican of the Year.


Freakishly Huge Chicken Frightens and Confuses the Internet

"Bruh, this ain't no chicken."


Chickens Are Being Genetically Engineered to Suffer Less

Big chains like Wendy's are rethinking and re-shaping chicken.


California Has Charged a Farmer Under Its Chicken Cruelty Law for the First Time

Under the law, chickens must be able to stand up, turn around, and spread their wings.


Why It's a Huge Deal that a Major Chicken Producer Is Going to Stop Using Antibiotics

In an announcement this week by the company’s chairman, Jim Perdue, we learned two things: that the chicken purveyor is the first major poultry supplier to remove all antibiotics from its chicken supply, and that it’s going through a lot of baby wipes.


Why That 'Organic' Label Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Thanks to current USDA rules, factory farms that label their meat and eggs "organic" tend to look just like their non-organic counterparts. Sources who spoke with MUNCHIES estimate that less than 10 percent of organic factory farm chickens ever see the...


How 'Big Egg' Tried to Control Your Mayonnaise

This story has more twists and turns than a mayo jar lid.