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Where's the Beef?

In our monthly food segment, we'll explore the ins and outs of beef. We'll talk about what to look for when purchasing beef and different ways to prepare it. And we'll explore the growing interest i

Where's the Beef?

Tom Fudge : Americans eat a lot of beef. In a way, it's become our celebratory food. If you're having some friends over for dinner, and you want to impress them, you might make some steaks.

There is a fine art to preparing beef. And these day people are thinking a lot more about the health effects of eating beef and environmental effects of beef productions. The question of animal welfare also comes up. This has lead to a growing popularity of grass-fed beef. But does grass-fed taste as good as corn fed? Some people think it tastes better. But we'll get into that a little bit later.


During this hour we're going to focus on food, from the joy of eating well to the hard facts of health and agricultural production.