August 15th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Here’s the number one problem with processed food: it’s so processed that we can’t really identify its origins. Especially when we’re talking about processed meat, which is pretty darn gnarly. Photographer Peter Augustus just changed all that
July 10th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Tell Trader Joe’s to stop selling meat that’s been given antibiotics. A new campaign by CALPIRG needs your help to [&hellip
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!
May 3rd, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Have you heard about the vegan 'Game of Thrones' themed burger, or the new app to help you fight food waste? Did you see the new diet and nutrition research on MS and heart disease? Do you know about Big Ag's efforts to railroad organic standards, in a direction no one here wants 'em to go? Read on for a roundup of all the good, bad, and interesting news from the food world this week!
March 8th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Is your 'Chef's Special' dinner protected by copyright law? Do you know what potentially problematic chemistry your yoga mat and your bread (plus about 500 other grocery items in your pantry) might have in common? Consumers increasingly turn away from genetically modified food: does the food industry give a flip? Does the FDA? For all this food news and more -- including a long list of factory-farm foolishness to boggle the noodles of non-sociopathic food fans --- read on!
December 31st, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
In Texas, if you order "Toad in a Hole," you'll get grilled toast with a hole filled by a fried egg. In the UK, you'll get something very different
October 26th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton
Another study links red meat to cancer, low blood sugar impacts brain health, new vegan mayo company prepares for national [&hellip
September 21st, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Can eating vegan actually make you healthier? Check out these ways that a vegan diet might just help you live longer
July 29th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan
The headline of a Washington Post blog post screamed global food crisis: “This terrifying chart shows we’re not growing enough [&hellip
July 20th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton
Horse slaughter is scheduled to resume in the US next month, unless pending legal action stops it. There are questions surrounding this issue that we need to ask and answer, about what exactly we're up to as a society: what is a 'food animal?' Should we have horse slaughterhouses selling horse meat? What about dog slaughterhouses selling dog meat? Does anyone think the problem with our dysfunctional food system is that we just haven't been killing enough animals? Recent US horse slaughter developments beg serious scrutiny and reflection, from anyone interested in connections between food, health, and conscience
July 11th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás
Looking for Something New to Add to Your Garden? Why Not Rabbits? They require very little space and energy, and breed like, well- rabbits! Find out more
June 28th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
What does the "grass-fed" label really mean? The USDA's grass-fed labeling standard tells you a lot, but what it doesn't tell you is just as important