food
50,000 Tonnes of Dubious Meat Recalled by Dutch Authorities

A staggering quantity of suspicious meat has been pulled from the food chain by standards agencies in the Netherlands, with 50,000 tonnes of processed protein earmarked for human consumption recalled. Read More >>

medicine
Scientists Link Red Meat Chemical to Heart Disease

A team of US scientists has identified a link between a chemical called carnitine, found in red meat, and increased risk of heart disease. Read More >>

food
Here Is a Chart Showing All the Different Cuts of Beef

Beef is never not delicious, but certain cuts of beef are even more delicious than other parts of meat. Why is that? Because the cow is a pretty big animal and different parts of it can be fattier or leaner than the other. This infographic from Visual.ly breaks down where which kind of beef cut comes from. If you were ever curious to see where the chuck is from or where the sirloin lies, you never have to wonder again. Read More >>

happy hour
The Bone Luge: Gross, Weird, But More Than Just a Gimmick

There's a weird growing trend among American boozers: sucking down shots through beef marrow bones. Yes, the Bone Luge sounds macabre, savage, disgusting, and fratty, but don't let the name fool you. It's a high-end (read: expensive) affair, but all the pomp isn't just for show. It's actually, you know, good. Read More >>

science
A DNA Test Can Predict How Good Beef Will Taste

One cow looks much like another, but some provide meltingly tender meat while others are as tough as old boots. Fortunately, a team of researchers has devised a series of DNA tests that can predict how good beef will taste by the time it hits your plate. Read More >>

food
What McDonald's Beef Is Really Made Of

McDonald's doesn't exactly have the best reputation for beef quality but if you were expecting to find ammonia-drenched, gut particle-filled pink slime sludge goop de loop, well, you're going to be disappointed. It's all beef. You can see how they make it above. Read More >>

animals
Origin of Modern Cows Traced to a Single Herd

A genetic study of cattle has claimed that all modern domesticated bovines are descended from a single herd of wild ox, which lived 10,500 years ago. Read More >>

food
Raw Beef Bouquet: How to Land a Meat-Lover Lover

A box of chocolates? Yeah, that might be fine for omnivores, but what about that special carnivorous someone? How's about a dozen beef sirloin roses from this butcher in Gloucestershire? Read More >>

diy
How to Make Your Own Beef Briefs

The thing with edible panties is that if I'm going to have to eat something that's been girding my partner's loins for the last half hour, I don't want it to taste like a warm Fruit Roll-Up. I want to chow down on something meatily delicious—like this pair of Brief Jerky. Read More >>

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