Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

...facility next June due to budget concerns.Officials with the Alaska Farm Bureau say Mt. McKinley Meats and Sausage, which is one of the state's three meat processing facilities, is hurting the state economically because the facility isn't allowed...
WHO links processed meat to cancer

...Monday that processed meats raise the risk of...cancer and that red meat is probably harmful...between our modern meat-eating lifestyles...time put processed meats in the same danger...chemicals in cured meats and the American Cancer...hurt the American meat industry, which is...
Nation and World
Witnesses: 9 killed in attack on bar in Burundi's capital

...before they started shooting indiscriminately, another witness told The Associated Press. The witness said he was grilling meats for customers when the attack started. The witness, who was injured and is now hospitalized, spoke on condition of anonymity...
Nation and World
Weird world of northern dinosaurs coming into focus

...dinosaurs seem to have experienced a cloudy, Juneau-like climate with Barrow's four months of darkness. How the 13 species of meat and plant-eaters endured is a fun question for paleontologists. Did dinosaurs migrate south during the dark season? Did they...
To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...retribution by slashing the throats of his tonsorial customers, who are then disposed of via custom barber chair and processed into meat pies by opportunistic downstairs baker Mrs. Lovett. Talk about farm-to-table."Sweeney Todd" ranks as one of Sondheim's...
Young farmers help keep land in production in college when she decided farming was a better fit. In her new venture, Four Legs Farm, she raises pigs and lambs for meat shares.Merrigan, who now runs the sustainability program at George Washington University, said while there are many young...
Nation and World
Mindfulness and cancer prevention

...the risk of cancer by at least 20 percent. She also recommended people control their portion size of certain foods, like red meats, and advised people to check out to see what their ideal plate should look like. On physical activity...
Alaska Science Forum: Flesh-eating bugs gorge in the name of science

...sympathetic housemate, Gunderson recommends boiling or pressure-cooking skulls."The meat will fall off like pulled pork," he says.To end the tour of the meat-removal facility, Gunderson leads me to another room. Here are five plastic garbage...
Out of a trap, into a pickle

...born-and-raised Alaskan who hunts grouse, deer and brown bear, has animal skins and hides on the walls of her house, and raises meat rabbits to butcher and eat."She's a hunter," Polasky said in opening statements. "She's a person who's not against...
Judge to decide trapping lawsuit

...and the law don't always match up."Polasky also said Forrest used an entire beaver carcass, rather than small pieces of meat, to bait a wolverine. Instead, it attracted an eagle, which Turley discovered in twisted metal chains and leg holds. She...


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