Dan Murphy

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Surviving the Anthropocene

Jan 22, 2019 by Dan Murphy
A new, super-dense report on the future of food provides more detail than you ever wanted to know. But its conclusion is simple: Less meat, more veggies.
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Dan Murphy: ’Tis The Season

Dec 27, 2018 by Dan Murphy
For anti-industry activists to gin up their fund-raising appeals — just in time for their acolytes to divert some Christmas cash to the cause … of destroying production agriculture, that is.
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Dan Murphy: Rotten to the Bone

Dec 17, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Not much firsthand data is available on how our prehistoric ancestors lived; sadly, there was no YouTube 250,000 years ago. But new research suggests what they ate was seriously primitive.
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Dan Murphy: Ruler of the Restaurant

Dec 11, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Wondering what the 100 Hottest Food Trends for 2018 might be? Wonder no more. Despite the media’s salivation over alt-meats and veggie eats, meat and poultry still dominate foodservice.
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Dan Murphy: On Becoming Like Cows

Dec 03, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Of all the spirit animals about which we might fantasize, cows are way down most people’s lists. But given the ‘lifestyles’ of modern bovines, maybe we ought to reexamine our priorities.
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Murphy: Embracing the Full Vegan

Nov 16, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Avoiding meat? That’s fine for rookie vegetarians. But to be truly enlightened, one must purchase clothing, furniture, even cars certified as vegan — and price tag be damned.
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Meat Soup of the Day

Nov 12, 2018 by Dan Murphy
“Kjótsúpudagurinn” is an official Icelandic event that translates to “Meat Soup Day,” celebrated across the country, particularly in the capital of Reykjavík.
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Halloween Profiling

Oct 26, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Think those little tots are grateful to get whatever treats you’re handing out? Guess again. Underneath their masks, kids are passing judgment like a bunch of angry jurors.