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Most generic store-brand products are made by big name companies

Most generic store-brand products are made by big name companies

For instance, Great Value white bread sold at Walmart is manufactured by Sara Lee. Canned peaches come from Dole, etc. This also applies to many of the Kirkland brand products found at Costco (Kirkland batteries are made by Duracell, and so on). It should be noted that often times the generic products are identical or extremely similar to their name brand counterparts, but this is not always the case. As far as I know, the only arena of goods where…

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Eating chicken or pork instead of beef saves about 80% as much in carbon emissions as going vegetarian.

Eating chicken or pork instead of beef saves about 80% as much in carbon emissions as going vegetarian.

Beef is probably the most delicious of meats. I really like beef. I cook a mean steak. I’ve made beef wellington, red wine braised short ribs, korean BBQ beef, dry-aged steaks, 1/2lb pub burgers, (perfectly medium rare in the middle), surf & turf, 24-hour slow-smoked brisket (sweet jesus it was good)… you name it. Beef was always my go-to. Beef is the best meat. But I recently had to face up to the fact that it’s the worst meat for…

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