Food Dialogues Blog

Who we are, how we work, and why we love what we do.

How the Veterinary Feed Directive has Impacted our Dairy Farm

It’s been about a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implemented the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) and very little has changed on our…
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Six Ways We Ensure the Individual Health and Safety of Every Piglet

As a millennial who pursued a journalism undergraduate degree and a Master’s Degree in Family Studies, little did I know my roots would bring me…
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10 Practical Lifestyle Changes You Can Make for a Healthier New Year

  The New Year is just a day away, and if you’re like most people, you’re talking about resolutions. Although any time of the year…
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Food Labeling: Helpful or Harmful?

Food companies are stocking grocery store shelves with products that tout absence claims like non-GMO, antibiotic-free and hormone-free, all in the name of transparency. But…
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An Open Letter to Everyone Who Eats

Dear Everyone Who Eats: I’m Amanda. I’m currently a practicing attorney, but I was born and raised on my family’s farm in Southwest Michigan. We…
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What Happens When Farm Animals Raised to be “No Antibiotics Ever” Get Sick?

Do you look for USDA Certified Organic or "raised without antibiotics" labels when you buy groceries? How do those choices affect the way the animals…
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