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The Birth and Death of the CRM (NOM mini-series #4 of 3)

Okay, to be fair, that title is 100% click-bait. Or, rather, it’s click-bait if you’re one of the agave geeks who even knows that the CRM is the body that certifies mezcal. Or, rather, th...

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If They Kill NOM 199, will That Kill Uncertified Agave Spirits? (NOM mini-series #3 of 3)

NOM 006 defines what tequila is. NOM 070 defines what mezcal is. Bacanora has NOM 168, sotol has NOM 159, and raicilla … well, give raicilla a minute – they’ll get back to you. But every ...

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Who Decides if it’s Mezcal? (NOM mini-series #2)

Mezcal is a Denomination of Origin, kind of like champagne. It’s controlled by the Mexican government, and that government gets to define what mezcal is. Then there’s a body that certifie...

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So Many Bad Words in Butchery (feat. Heather Marold Thomason)

On today's episode of Harvesting Issues, Dave, Nastassia and The Rest welcome Heather Marold Thomason of Primal Supply Meats, a whole animal butcher in Philadelphia.

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The latest on COVID-19 in food processing with Leah Douglas

In this update, Leah talks about her most recent piece for FERN detailing how numbers are underreported in meatpacking plants in North Carolina, and no agency is regulating them.  

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Legends

The story of the Sazerac, how it changed, adapted, evolved and kept pace with the rest of the cocktail world in the pilot episode of Back Bar. 

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Meat Industry gets its way on line speeds

Amanda Hitt from the Government Accountability Projects Food Integrity campaign comes back to talk about the increases in line speed jammed through by the industry and the Trump administr...

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TRENDS: CBD DRINKS with Bimble

Function food and drinks super-charged with CBD (cannabidiol) are everywhere from the juice bar to the coffee shop to the cosmetics aisle Analyst predict that the market will reach $20 bi...