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Spamalittle or Spamalot? We do the numbers on Spam

Jul 5, 2017
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Jana Kasperkevic

It’s the week of meat. We mark Fourth of July by grilling up a storm and eating millions of hotdogs. The very next day, on July 5, we are celebrating another classic American staple: Canned meat. Just a day after America’s birthday, Spam is celebrating a milestone of its own. The popular meat product is turning 80 years old. 

To mark this occasion, let’s do the numbers on Spam.

Let's face it: Vegetarians are a strict minority of the U.S. population.

The numbers seem to be increasing, though data from various surveys vary widely.

Ohio Meat Company Recalls More Than 40,000 Pounds Of Veal

Mar 3, 2017
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An Ohio company has issued a recall on more than 40,000 pounds of meat.

10:00 America, the land of hamburgers and T-bone steaks, baby back ribs and pork chops - we love meat, plain and simple. This hour we'll discuss new Federal rules on meat labeling, and then look at the history of meat in America and how it's become intertwined with our national identity. Guests: