Sainsbury’s Heads for PR Disaster With Kangaroo Burger Launch

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's thinks it's on to a winner with a new low fat meat for the summer barbecue season, in the form of burgers made out of kangaroo flesh. It is not going down well with anti-meat protesters. Read More >>

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Eight Futuristic Foods You’ll Be Eating in 30 Years

We ate some weird shit in 2016. A person born in the year 1000 AD definitely wouldn’t comprehend a Dorito. He certainly wouldn’t understand why Frosties are 'grrrreat', and if you showed him a Twinkie, he’d probably burn you at the stake. But the way things are headed, our food is bound to get a lot weirder. Read More >>

Sainsbury’s Experiment Tries to Wean us Off Meat

A team of researchers from Oxford University is heading off to Sainsbury's to do more than hunt for discounted doughnuts late at night -- they want to change the eating habits of the nation by putting vegetables next to the sausages in the hope that people might choose the healthier option every once in a while. Read More >>

Ötzi the Iceman Was Making Prosciutto Over 5,000 Years Ago

New research on Ötzi the Iceman, an exquisitely preserved 5,300-year-old human found in a European glacier, shows that he ate a form of dry-cured meat known as “speck” — a fatty, bacon-like snack that’s still found on charcuterie boards today. Read More >>

Amazing Plan to Save Rare Pig Breed From Extinction: Eat Them

A Maine farm owner believes that the only way to ensure a rare breed of pig survives is to get people interested in eating them. Read More >>

Waitrose to Sell Super-Chicken Pumped With Omega 3 Oils

Waitrose is about to start selling a newer and apparently healthier strand of chicken meat in its supermarkets, one that'll come with a claim that it contains nice omega 3 oils to make us marginally more powerful after eating a whole pack strewn across a mountain of spaghetti. Read More >>

Jeremy Clarkson Seeks Redemption With ‘Top Gear’ Producer Apology and Pay Off

That man who used to be on the proper telly but is now a walking advert for whatever crap Amazon's selling this week is back in the headlines, with Jeremy Clarkson rewinding time to offer a full apology to his former producer over the meat-based fury that ended his BBC career. Read More >>

Guinness Ditches Fishy Byproducts to Go Full Vegan

One of the small components of the lovely, healthy* drink known as Guinness is being dropped, with the fish-derived isinglass additive about to become history -- making six pints of Guinness the perfect accompaniment to any vegan buffet. Read More >>

Watford Restaurant Sold Fake Zebra Meat

The owner of a restaurant in Watford has been busted for putting zebra and wildebeest on the menu, confounding his food crimes by offering guests alternative cuts of meat instead of the promised animals. Read More >>

Butcher Wows Meat-Eating Alcoholics With Jägermeister and Red Bull Infused Sausage

A Scottish butcher claims it's successfully winning over younger fans by launching a new blend of sausage, one that contains the morning-after-burp flavours of popular mind obliteration combo Jägermeister and Red Bull. Read More >>

All the Pepperoni That the US Eats a Year Can Circle the Earth 50 Times

Here’s a shocking number that speaks to the USA’s love for meat (and pizza): they eat so much pepperoni per year that if you put the slices side-by-side, they could circle the Earth 50 times over. The fact bit comes from Bill Gates look at Vaclav Smil’s interesting book Should We Eat Meat? That’s, uh, a lot. Read More >>

The Science of Why Chicken Goes Bad So Quickly

Food-borne bacteria are the primary cause of spoilage and food poisonings. Thriving in moist, low-acid environments where lots of protein is present, pathogens like Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli live with the bird during its life and stay with its meat after slaughter; likewise, other bacteria, such a Acinetobacter and Pseudomonads fluroescens, putida or fragi, thrive on the meat after it’s processed. Given chicken’s somewhat unique qualities, quick spoilage is inevitable and can only be mitigated by careful attention to time, temperature and moisture. Read More >>

The BBC “Got to be Crazy” to Sack Clarkson, Says… Snoop Dogg

Popular rapper, amateur film maker and renowned smoker Snoop Dogg has outed himself as a fan of the BBC's lumpen right-wing motoring expert, with the Dogg saying it'd be crazy for the corporation to ditch the star over his controversial hot meat altercation. Read More >>

Turkeys Have Doubled in Size in the Last 80 Years

Selective breeding, intensive farming and spending all their spare time on the internet has seen the average size of a farm turkey double in size over the last 80 years, with the birds increasing from an average weight of 6kg to around 13kg. Read More >>

The Anatomy of Steak Cuts Explained in Two Minutes

If you've ever wondered what the difference between a Kansas City Strip and a Sirloin was, or where the hell the T in your T-bone came from, this video will help. Read More >>