The Orion

Humans: The new lab rats

Illustration by Trevor Moore Photo credit: Trevor Moore

Nick Bragg

September 24, 2015

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>For years humans have been guinea pigs to the vast amount of unregulated chemicals that is put in food, water, plastics, cleaning materials and so much more. Produced an...

Brewers unaffected by proposed FDA rules

Steers from the University Farm research program that are fed spent grains from the Sierra Nevada Brewery. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Yessenia Funes

April 26, 2014

Someone enjoying a burger from the Sierra Nevada Restaurant is actually eating a steer that grew up on Chico State's University Farm munching on the brewery's spent grain. For now, that'll remain the same. A proposed regulation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, "Current Good Manufactu...

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