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Let's Stop Big Meat From Manipulating Prices

A farm bill amendment would stop meatpackers from being both buyers and sellers of livestock, an unfair market pressure on local farms.

The average grocery store may seem packed with variety. The cereal aisle has a dizzying array of options—five kinds of Cheerios alone. This variety is an illusion. A handful of food processors dominate most grocery store aisles and sell their products under multiple brand names. The milk case offers a good example. Dean Foods or one of its subsidiaries owns or sells the following brands: AltaDena, Berkeley Farms, Borden, Country Fresh, Garelick, Lehigh Valley, Mayfield Farms, Shenandoah’s Pride, Verifine, Horizon Organic, Organic Cow of Vermont and several dozen others.

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Dietary Supplements: Thursday, February 17

Dietary Supplements is a daily roundup of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ. Today we're serving up cookbooks and dentures. Enjoy!


Curious about a $625 cookbook? You should read Kenji Lopez-Alt's excellent account of Nathan Myhrvold's epic new cooking tome: Modernist Cuisine.

Hey New Yorkers, here's how you can eat like a caveman, an American in 1491, or an astronaut, and simultaneously support the Museum of Food and Drink.

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