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January 20, 2017

 

eating fish

FDA Issues New Seafood Advice For Moms-To-Be

Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat, what to avoid.

January 20, 2017

 

chickens

Organic Chickens Get More Room To Roam

New rules will force some of the biggest organic egg producers to change their practices, or stop calling their eggs organic.

January 18, 2017

 

Dr. Daniel Nadeau talks to Allison Scott

Food As Medicine: It’s Not Just A Fringe Idea Anymore

Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.

January 18, 2017

 

fossilized tomatillo

52 Million-Year-Old Tomatillo Fossils Rewrite Veggie History

Newly discovered fossils in Patagonia suggest the nightshade family started much earlier than believed, perhaps when dinosaurs roamed.

January 17, 2017

 

blessing box

New Type Of Food Pantry Is Sprouting In Yards Across America

Similar to "little free library" boxes that are filled with free books, these "blessing boxes" are stocked with food and toiletries for people in need to take.

January 16, 2017

 

Yellow Pea Soup

Quebec-Style Yellow Pea Soup

Like a true Québecoise, my mom would make this soup on a regular basis, even long after we moved away from Québec.

January 16, 2017

 

Seaweed

Fresh Seaweed Is Making Waves Among Foragers

People have been harvesting seaweed for thousands of years, but now it's become so popular, you can even take a class.

January 15, 2017

 

prehistoric granary overlooking Cedar Mesa

Bears Ears Monument Is A Win For Tribal Food Sovereignty

The newly created monument preserves 1.3 million acres in Utah, but critics who point to the land's energy extraction potential want the designation undone.

January 14, 2017

 

Douglas Fir Brandy by Clear Creek Distillery

Pining For A Cozy Winter Drink? Try An Evergreen Liqueur

In Europe, pine-flavored spirits are a staple at ski lodges, and now more American distilleries are experimenting with trees.

January 14, 2017

 

egg kale farro breakfast bowl

Savory Kale And Farro Breakfast Bowl

The dressing packs a wallop of flavor with smoky toasted sesame oil that adds a marvelous earthy flavor while soy sauce packs in loads of umami.

January 13, 2017

 

David Fuller with dairy cows

As Big Milk Moves In, Family-Owned Dairy Farms Rapidly Fold

Large-scale dairy farms are more lucrative, and national milk production has actually increased. But small farmers see their way of life dying.

January 13, 2017

 

A Hadza man on a hunt, with his bow and arrow.

Staying Fit Isn’t A New Year’s Resolution For These Hunter-Gatherers

Westerners are often looking for short, intense workouts. A new study points out a different path to fitness.

January 13, 2017

 

woman and a child suffering from severe malnutrition

Why Doctors Without Borders Added Food To Its Medical Bag

In Nigeria, the food crisis is so severe that when MSF sees families to treat disease or provide vaccinations, they're starting to distribute food as well.

January 13, 2017

 

broccoli

The First Broccoli

While there are many edible plants that can be foraged from the wild, broccoli isn’t one of them. Broccoli is a human invention.

January 13, 2017

 

Helen Dahlke

California Farmers Test How To Store Water Underground

After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture water by filling groundwater aquifers.

January 12, 2017

 

organic produce at a grocery store

Why Going Organic Just Got Easier For Farmers

Farmers have to follow organic rules for three years before they can sell their food as certified organic.

January 11, 2017

 

Dungeness crabs for sale at Fisherman's Wharf

Warmer Oceans Could Boost The Toxins In Shellfish

A new study finds a link between warming waters and a dangerous neurotoxin that builds up in species like Dungeness crab, clams and mussels.

January 10, 2017

 

A Venezuelan soldier

As Venezuelans Go Hungry, The Military Is Trafficking In Food

Venture into black markets and you'll find food unavailable in cheaper state-run groceries. The military isn't just running markets. It's getting rich off them.

January 10, 2017

 

red onion

Does An Onion A Day Keep The Doctor Away?

The same compounds that make people cry when slicing into an onion may also make them a healthy choice.

January 9, 2017

 

dogfish

A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco

About 90 percent of the fish Americans eat is imported, yet fish caught off our shores is often exported. New efforts are promoting locally caught fish.

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