What It Looks Like to Ethically Slaughter a Duck
Chef Elise Kornack and farmer Kyle Jaster show us the less pretty side of prepping and cooking a dozen ducks.
New Animal Slaughter Rules in Belgium Pit Activists Against Religious Communities
The end to a religious exemption may curtail the production of halal and kosher meats in the region of Flanders.
This Bizarre Video Game Clowns On Trump's Proposed Pig Slaughter Policy
What's better than shooting fecal matter showering from the sky with mustard lasers from a hot dog?
India's War on Beef Is Heating Up Again
Life in prison is now the penalty for killing cows in one Indian state.
My Strange Winter with a Shaman in Kazakhstan
Photographer Denis Vejas documents the practices of one of the country's last Sufi dervishes.
Eid al Adha
Despite High Meat Prices, Cairo's Streets Still Run Red on Eid
During Eid al-Adha, freelance butchers spring up on every street and slit the throats of cows, goats, and sheep with production-line efficiency. But this year the butchers are also figures of resentment among Egyptians, thanks to sky-high meat prices.
This Virtual Reality Slaughterhouse Could Turn You Vegetarian
A simulated factory farm tour from animal welfare group Animal Equality is traveling the UK to test the meat-eating resolve of anyone willing to strap on the goggles.
I Followed Horse Meat from the Slaughterhouse to the Butcher Shop
As a Dutch chef, I have been raised to believe that there is nothing wrong with horse meat, but it turns out that I know nothing about the proper way to handle it, from the slaughterhouse to our plates.
Why Nearly Half a Million Sick Chickens and Turkeys Were Suffocated this Week
A new strain of avian influenza infected thousands of birds in Indiana, leading to a controversial method of euthanasia
Humanely Killed Fish Tastes Better
The meat of rainbow trout that had been killed in high-stress situations spoiled faster than fish that were killed swiftly.
You've Got to Hunt for Your Own Steak in the Australian Outback
In the remote town of Roebourne, Australia (population 1,200), average temperatures are around 40° C/104° F. Becoming involved in the local food scene means being able to hunt and source kangaroo, snakes, Bush turkey, bat, and sea turtle.
All in Your Head
Why Animals That Died Scared Taste Bad
Stressed out animals lead to tougher, less tasty chops.