July 24th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Now you’ve done it, health fiends, you've really done it. You’ve eaten so much kale that farmers can no longer keep up. Really. There’s a global kale shortage happening and it could spell spinach for all of us. The horror
July 22nd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Beef is contributing more to global warming than poultry, pork, eggs or dairy, finds a study published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
July 19th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Holy guacamole: this week there's actually more good news than bad! Such an occurrence is like a rare comet, seen only once in a great while. Don't miss it -- get your (good) food news fix here!
July 13th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
What news have you missed this week? Don't miss a thing: find the top food news stories here!
July 5th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
This weeks food news features amazing things, appalling things, and things to make you go hmm. Read on, for the [&hellip
June 28th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
What's new this week, in the food world? Glad you asked! This week was good for organics, J-Lo, and marijuana food-truckers, but bad for vegan parents who must counter the same old foolishness afresh
June 27th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush
Can large-scale meat production survive without antibiotics use in livestock to accelerate growth and prevent disease? The Dutch are giving it a try
June 25th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
A new report by Friends of the Earth, Tiny Ingredients, Big Risks [PDF], documents a tenfold increase in unregulated, unlabeled [&hellip
June 21st, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Crashing bee populations garner much-needed national focus, icky food gets recalled (boo for salmonella!), and ag-gag enthusiasts brace for battle with a whole new (pro-transparency, anti-foolishness) dragon. What other shenanigans transpired this week, in the food world? Glad you asked! Here's the scoop
June 17th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
The chia recall that sickened over 50 people has expanded, and experts now have a theory about what caused the contamination
June 14th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Check your kitchen! Multiple food recalls attempt to keep mad cow disease and salmonella off your plate (and out of your smoothies). Industry behemoths sue Vermont over their groundbreaking GMO labeling law, as the USSC comes down on the side of accountability in cola labeling. Meanwhile Harvard researchers link red meat consumption to breast cancer (anyone see a trend, here?) as vegan wins multiply like happy prolific little spring bunnies. Read on, food news junkies -- feed your brain, with all the best stories from around the Food-O-Sphere!
June 7th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
This week's food news will make you cringe and rejoice. New obesity research offers both hope and Western chagrin. Animal ag's dark footprint puts salmonella on the spice rack, as well as on sandwiches. According to the CDC, we've got a bit of a mad cow problem around here -- though obviously it's actually a human problem; more specifically, it's a wildly dysfunctional food-system problem that we could fix if we chose to do so. Don't miss the yum or ignore the yuck: read on, for the week's top news in food!