Dan Murphy

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Recent Stories by Dan Murphy


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.

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.

Kangaroo Court Ruling

Oct 24, 2018 by Dan Murphy
A Nebraska school district has terminated a high school cafeteria cook for the crime of serving an ‘exotic’ meat to students.

Spoiled Child Syndrome

Oct 19, 2018 by Dan Murphy
While changes in food production may be warranted, vegetarians need to realize that their chosen lifestyle is outside the norm.

Media Misses the Mark

Oct 11, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Is it too much to expect that even news sources with a partisan bias at least make an attempt at presenting a story objectively?

Dan Murphy: The Case of Smoked Seafood

Sep 27, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Only in Maine: A chef in the Pine Tree State is ‘treating’ her lobsters with marijuana to sedate them before they’re boiled alive. But state health inspectors aren’t so high on the program.

Dan Murphy: Requiem for Waste Lagoons?

Sep 25, 2018 by Dan Murphy
The flooding in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence breached multiple manure lagoons, with potentially devastating effects. Is it time to for pork producers to develop a better system?

Dan Murphy: A Crisis of Character

Sep 20, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Nobody disputes that America faces serious challenges to its continuing prosperity, although everybody disagrees about how to respond. Maybe we should examine the origins of the problem.