January 16th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger
Air pollution is a serious problem in China and around the world. In China specifically, though, much of it is coming from the rapid production of coal plants, increased car emissions and a high number of construction projects. But what about bacon?
July 7th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Organic foods may be tainted by heavy metal pollution regardless of anyones’ intentions. A post on Alternet.com titled, Food Labelled ‘Organic’ Is No Guarantee [&hellip
April 27th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
On this or another crazy-busy day, I hope you will take a break for five minutes to watch an inspired video about traditional farming in the incredible rice terraces of Yuanyang, China
January 15th, 2013 | by Heather Carr
Twenty-six people have fallen ill after eating E. coli contaminated lettuce at Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in Canada. At the same time, chicken served at Kentucky Fried Chicken outlets in China is being investigated for high levels of antibiotics
April 26th, 2012 | by Food Facts
China now consumes more than 25 percent of the meat eaten worldwide
April 19th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford
Last week, a strange case of food poisoning amongst elementary school children was suspected to be attributed to school lunches.
Now, those investigating the situation are thinking it might not be as isolated as originally thought. But before you get too freaked out, this incident occurred in China, not in the United States. However, that doesn't mean safety standards shouldn't be scrutinized here as well.
Food poisoning put 368 children in a Chinese hospital in early April, but now two other food poisoning incidents have occurred in recent days in the same area. What might that mean
January 27th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford
The Atlantic is on the case! In an article ominously entitled "The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods," author Ari LeVaux exposes what's lurking in our veggies. Dun dun dunnnn. Here are some very major points to take away from the article, though many implications are yet to come
August 20th, 2011 | by Danielle Nierenberg
Sustainable agriculture is a key component in reducing China's air pollution and water contamination, protecting forests and wildlife, all while producing nutritious food
May 25th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton
How China controls the weather with cloud seeding technology
May 20th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton
The melons are exploding after a possible application of forchlorfenuron - a growth-boosting chemical
April 6th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton
China has some food issues. To name a few from the past: dodgy imports, melamine-tainted food, poison toothpaste, using plastic [&hellip
March 25th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post
A biotechnology scientist has predicted that genetically modified cows will soon begin the commercial production of a form of human milk.
February 14th, 2011 | by Rachel Shulman
The USDA recently uncovered a plot to import fraudulent organic food from China.