Food fraud—tampering, diluting, mislabeling, substituting, or misrepresenting food, ingredients, or packaging for the sole intent of financial gain—is pervasive and widespread. Remember when horse meat was detected a few years ago in what was thought to be hamburger in the UK and Ireland? This was not the first—nor the last—incident of food fraud. Fooling the consumer with a little bait and switch has been going on for thousands of years.
There’s big news for locavore dog owners: Saugatuck Craft Butchery in Westport will begin selling their house made “Farm to Bowl” raw dog food this Friday. The search for a sustainable option to mass produced dog food ends with the ability to serve Fido the same quality food owners can choose for themselves.
By Analiese Paik On Saturday, September 17, Ryan Fibiger and Paul Nessel of Saugatuck Craft Butchery deftly butchered a half pig in front of a crowd of very curious adults and children as part of the Slice of Saugatuck Festival. … Read more
Back in April I profiled Ryan Fibiger, a recent graduate of Fleisher’s Grass Fed and Organic Meats’ whole animal butchery program, in the post The New, Old-Fashioned Butcher. Ryan recently shared with me that he’s all set up to open … Read more