One of the main dishes at The Pork House includes a crunchy roasted pork with beans and fresh vegetables and is paired with the Brazilian national drink: caipirinha. 

Pork paradigm shift: This high-end São Paulo restaurant features pig ears and tails


In Brazil, eating pork used to have negative connotations. But A Casa do Porco, or The Pork’s House, in downtown São Paulo, has transformed pork into a gourmet food, kicking off a culinary trend throughout the country.

In a hot pan, the streaky bacon made by La Vie starts curling within minutes, bubbling and crisping…just like, well, bacon.

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Men in white suits wearing tanks on their backs hold wands over pens with large pigs in them

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A scene from the movie "Okja," featuring the title creature — a humongous pet pig.

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A pork cookbook for Israel

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Big pig farms bring big new source of pollution to China

China’s appetite for pork is growing fast, and so is the size of Chinese pig farms. The government says that’s good for food safety, but it’s not so good for the environment. Elise Potaka reports from Beijing.

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Canada’s pork surplus

Derek Stoffel reports that while a global food crisis continues to escalate, Canada has a different problem – there are too many hogs and too many hog farmers

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Animal manure on industrial farms can wreak environmental havoc. At the University of Guelph in Ontario, microbiologist Cecil Forsberg has found a solution to the problem. He genetically modified pigs to produce low-phosphorous manure.