If You’re Buying a Turkey From Whole Foods Because It Was “Humanely” Raised, Read This First
All Sizzle and No SteakWhy Allan Savory’s TED talk about how cattle can reverse global warming is dead wrong.
Trojan Horse MeatA New York chef planned to serve raw horse meat. It would have been a disaster—but not for the reason you think.
Beware the Myth of Grass-Fed BeefCows raised at pasture are not immune to deadly E. coli bacteria.
The Price of Your Right to KnowCalculating the hidden costs of genetically modified food labels.
Beastly JusticeIn the Middle Ages, animals that did bad things were tried in court. Maybe that’s not as crazy as it sounds.
Vegan FeudAnimal rights activists would accomplish a lot more if they stopped attacking the Humane Society.
Are Organic Veggies Better for You?Maybe, or maybe not. Either way, it's a useless debate.
The Pesticide PushA last-minute decision by the Bush administration to change the way pesticides are labeled needs to be undone.
Hang Up And Listen
The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Watch Christiane Amanpour Investigate the Late Show With Stephen Colbert in a Charming, Funny Sketch
How to Hold Governments Accountable for the Algorithms They Use Algorithms determine prison sentences and Social Security benefits. So we need to know how they work.
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.