This week, we’re enthused to have the opportunity to guest-post at FoodRenegade.com: a blog dedicated to “real food” (as opposed to food that’s packaged, processed, refined and what not).
Pop over there to learn the benefits of raw milk, find out how to make your own (naturally bubbly) fermented lemonade, engage the debate on animal fats, and the like.
But in the meantime, here’s an excerpt from our article:
“In light of last October’s 'Scrambled Eggs' report on the virtually meaningless labels found on supermarket eggs, one blogger has had an idea for how to create labels that actually mean something. Friend and blogger for the Oregon-based Ludeman’s, Elisabeth McCumber shares her idea below. What do you think? Would it work? “Changes for Oregon chickens have been brewing in Salem this week. “On Wednesday the 25th, the Oregon Senate decided the chickens who lay our eggs should have bigger cages. The plan takes effect over the next 15 years, so even if today’s chickens have all kicked the bucket by then, at least their granddaughters or great granddaughters will enjoy a little more elbow room. “Good news, right? Except that Oregon’s animal rights advocates still aren’t happy. But who’s surprised? When will they be satisfied? It’s a classic case of 'give a mouse a cookie;' these people aren’t going to lay off until we’ve got every hen on a pasture. “This deserves a little critical analysis. An analogy might help. Mr. Cratchit is, as everyone knows, in the employment of Ebenezer Scrooge....”
Continue reading at FoodRenegade.com.
Feature photo by mtsofan.