I've been busy writing a thanksgiving themed turkey post for The Jew and the Carrot, which will be coming out next week. In the meantime I've decided to highlight some awesome websites, articles, books and resources which all those interested in poultry should check out.
"The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business" By Christopher Leonard
This well researched and expertly written work breaks down how Tyson foods rose from a small family run business during the depression to a multinational corporation that changed the way the world eats meat. Awe inspiring and terribly disturbing all at once this book is and essential tool for understanding the issues within the poultry and general meat business today.
Heritage Turkey comes out on top of America's Test Kitchen taste tests
I love America's Test Kitchen and was ecstatic to find out the heritage turkey had pounced the competition in this year's taste testing. Follow the link above to read more about the results and follow this link for a recipe formulated specifically for heritage breed birds.
New site seeks to galvanize demand for kosher heritage meat
I recently created the website www.kosherheritage.com to help galvanize demand for kosher heritage poultry. If you're interested in such a product follow the link and sign up for the kosher heritage mailing list to stay informed.
BuyingPoultry.com is going to change the way people buy poultry
I greatly encourage anybody interested in poultry to check out this awesome project which is soon to be the coolest new app to have on your phone. It's almost ready for prime time and is sure to change the way American's buy poultry so check it out today.
Hazon National Jewish Food Conference: Poultry Pollinators and Policy
I know I wrote a whole post about this already but why not mention it again. The upcoming food conference will be focusing on poultry and those interested in these issues are greatly encouraged to attend. Kosher Heritage chicken meat will be served and I will be there giving a chicken shechita presentation as well as other poultry themed classes.
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Welcome to The Kosher Omnivore's Quest! My old blog on kosher slaughter, kosher meat, and animal welfare. For new content check out my new website, The Kosher Cut™. There you'll find: blog posts about shechita and related topics, educational slaughter presentations, kosher slaughter training, and a selection of high quality professional kosher slaughter equipment.