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October 28, 2015


two savory bonbons

Savory Bonbons To Ruin Your Dinner (In The Best Way)

Sun-dried tomatoes are stuffed with seasoned goat cheese, and Roquefort is sandwiched between toasted walnuts.

October 26, 2015


slices of cooked bacon

Bad Day For Bacon: Processed Red Meats Cause Cancer Says WHO

The World Health Organization has put bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking.

October 26, 2015


Garbage bags sit under a

100 New York Schools Pledge To Stop Making Trash

Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.

October 23, 2015


banana hemp pancakes with fruit and honey

Go Green With These Banana Hemp Pancakes

As you're mixing the batter, embrace the army-green color. The pancakes will eventually turn a deep brown as they cook.

October 23, 2015


California drought

California Legislator Eyes Plan To Ship Water From Alaska

A California lawmaker is considering a plan to bring billions of gallons of water from Alaska to ease the ongoing drought.

October 23, 2015


james robinson and

From Homebrew To Mead… The Evolution Of A Couple Oddballs

The guys of Oddball Fermentables are crafting mead and cyser, or as they call it, "wine, made by guys who like beer."

October 22, 2015


KFC in Shihezi

Yum Brands Creates Chinese Spinoff

Unable to rebound from scandals, Yum Brands has decided to split into a separate entity in China.

October 21, 2015


restaurant interior

Without Paid Leave, Food Workers Go To Work Sick

For many workers in the food service industry, getting paid depends on showing up, even when you're sick.

October 20, 2015


two types of beets

Beets. Golden Beets. Pickled.

These beets will stay good in the refrigerator for three weeks. The longer you wait to pop them open, the more deliciously pickled they'll taste!

October 14, 2015



Weather Woes Result In Fewer, Smaller Pumpkins

Excess rain leads pumpkins to rot when they can't absorb all the water. Too little rain means pumpkins shoot roots deep into the ground to find moisture.

October 13, 2015


Cows are corralled on a farm

California Adopts Tough Antibiotics Rules For Livestock

California has passed strict limits on the use of antibiotics for livestock for staving off illness or promoting growth.

October 8, 2015


Romania Corn

GMOs In Europe: Who Opted Out And Who’s All In

The October 3 deadline for EU member nations to opt out of GMOs has come and gone, with 19 nations saying no to cultivation within their borders.

October 7, 2015


A Whole Foods store against darkening skies

Whole Foods Pledges To Stop Using Prison Labor

After public protests, Whole Foods has announced it will stop sourcing foods produced in prison work programs.

September 25, 2015


A female Oriental fruit fly lays eggs in the skin of a papaya

Fruit Fly Threatens Florida Crops

An alien pest was found in Florida last month in Miami-Dade County, where an infestation could devastate its $1.6 billion agriculture industry.

September 24, 2015


Empty glass Coke and other soda bottles ready for recycling

IRS Demands $3.3 Billion In Taxes From Coca-Cola

Coke stated in a SEC filing that the company will fight the IRS over a massive bill for taxes owed after an audit.

September 23, 2015



Obesity Rates Climb, But Fast Food Not Alone In Blame

According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.

September 22, 2015


cornmeal and okra

Island Fungi: Caribbean Cornmeal And Okra

The name of this dish might be unfamiliar, but you'll recognize the ingredients.

September 22, 2015


Stewart Parnell

Peanut Exec Gets 28 Years In Prison For Salmonella Outbreak

Stewart Parnell was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak from tainted peanut butter products.

September 17, 2015



Grades Are In For Restaurants Regarding Antibiotics In Meat

A new report looks at restaurants' policies regarding antibiotic use in meat products. Of the 25 largest fast food chains, only five received passing grades.

September 17, 2015


lots of apples

It’s Time To Get Serious About Reducing Food Waste, Feds Say

The government's first ever national target to reduce food waste will encourage farmers to donate more of their imperfect produce to the hungry.

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