We strongly support the animal welfare objectives of Question 3, write William A. Masters and Jennifer Hashley, but the more we learn about the measure, the more harmful we find its unintended consequences are likely to be.
Everybody eats, so why aren't the presidential nominees talking about how they would feed a growing population? Rich Barlow weighs in on big agriculture, small farms and the food dilemma facing America and the world.
Question 3 won't increase the price of eggs as much as critics fear, writes Tom Keane. But it also won't improve farm life for animals as much as supporters hope.
The mayor of Philadelphia nixed the schoolmarm routine and touted the tax as a way to raise $91 million annually toward universal pre-kindergarten.
I’ve got my eyes on the long game. I refuse to let chemo destroy my favorite flavors.
One small step for culinary mastery. One giant leap for a formerly kitchen-phobic home cook.
My husband and I asked ourselves: How do we want life in our 70s to be?
How do we make up for the education most of us never had about other religions?
We need a well-thought-out, clear system of ethics about living with our fellow creatures.
I thought visiting my Thanksgiving dinner in advance of the holiday would make me feel more grateful. I just wasn’t prepared for the guilt.
Just because a restaurant gets an "A," it doesn't mean you should actually eat there.
If not to carbo-load for a Black Friday mall run, what is Thanksgiving for?
The adjustment from having a home to being homeless is a conglomeration of realizations swift and slow, empowering and terminally depressing.
Ten eminently doable health reforms that Massachusetts should undertake now for the better health of all of its citizens.
We shouldn’t need to counter bigotry with facts, but we do need science to fight obesity.
I came to farm school with a bag of glucose tablets, alcohol wipes, sets for infusion, needles, insulin and emergency glucagon.
Pope Francis may be the right man at the right time to bring inherently religious values about poverty, the economy and the environment to a broader community.
Budgets contain more than numbers. They tell the story of who we are and what we care about. Right now, the story features inadequate funding for 200,000 Massachusetts children who live in poverty.
Our national menu may be gloriously international, but it comes with a heaping side portion of ignorance.