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July 27, 2017

 

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‘Neural Food Network’ Helps You Eat Global And Local

Researchers at the University of Illinois trained a neural network to substitute a recipe's ingredients based on what’s available in your part of the world.

July 25, 2017

 

compost

Regenerative Ag Movement Proposes New Food Label

Regenerative agriculture practitioners say their own label would compete with the "organic" label and raise the standards of food production.

July 18, 2017

 

The sun sets on a Whole Foods store in Austin, TX

Grocers Brace After Amazon’s Whole Foods Takeover

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods in June rocked the grocery industry and inspired a flood of speculation from analysts.

July 13, 2017

 

school lunch

USDA Requires Schools To Outline “Lunch Shaming” Policies

The federal agency wants school districts to better communicate with parents their policies for unpaid student lunch debts.

July 6, 2017

 

A fence post with barbed wire borders the edge of a farm at sunset.

Study Shows Farmer Suicide Rate Still Rising

New research indicates that the suicide rate for farmers has continued to climb higher since the 1980s compared to workers in other industries.

June 29, 2017

 

A wine box made from mushroom flesh sits in the grass

New Source For Food Packaging: Food Waste

Several efforts are underway to turn food byproducts into food containers to curb plastic pollution and food waste at the same time.

June 28, 2017

 

An automated  gardening  robot  tends to a raised bed.

Robot Farmers Preparing For Future Invasion

Amid labor shortages and rising global demand for food, companies are developing better and smarter robots to fill gaps and boost production in the field.

June 21, 2017

 

Multicolored soda bottles displayed in a case

Soda Taxes Making Ripples

Several municipalities across the US are looking into benefits and side effects of soda taxes that have recently passed or are now going into effect.

June 15, 2017

 

grain

Falsely Labeled Organic Imports Alarm Organic Industry

Three soybean and corn shipments from Turkey were falsely labeled "organic" upon arrival in the U.S. earlier this year.

June 1, 2017

 

carrot orange salad

Moroccan Carrot Orange Salad

This salad is raw and vegan, but it doesn't skimp on flavor.

May 29, 2017

 

A farmer walks through a field in India

India Court Grapples With High Rate Of Farmer Suicides

Advocates in India are asking the country’s supreme court to increase pay for farmers to curb high rates of suicide amid rampant debt and crop failures.

May 29, 2017

 

A chicken house in Florida

Advocates Call For Action On Factory Animal Farming

A group of advocates is calling for the WHO to take stronger action and issue stronger warnings against industrial animal farming.

May 26, 2017

 

apricot almond mini scones

Apricot Almond Scones

These scones have some of the same characteristics of croissants -- layered, flaky and buttery -- but they're much easier to make.

May 26, 2017

 

A man walks toward the entrance to the seed vault

Global Seed Vault Totally OK But Not OK

Record high temperatures and rainfall last year caused unusually large leaks in a global backup system meant to protect against climate change.

May 22, 2017

 

A backyard chicken sits in its coup in Seattle

Backyard Chicken Movement Outfoxes Restrictions

As the ranks of backyard chicken enthusiasts grows across North America, municipalities are wrestling with ways to keep it safe and legal.

May 16, 2017

 

Cauliflower Tabbouleh With Toasted Hemp Seeds

Purple Cauliflower Tabbouleh

This is our take on cauliflower rice. Chef Daniel Orr combines it with citrus, onion and parsley for a gluten-free tabbouleh.

May 11, 2017

 

Barack Obama eats a peach

Barack Obama Gives Food Security Warning At Milan Summit

Former President Barack Obama called for big changes in agriculture and food policy to help curb climate change during a sustainability summit in Milan, Italy.

May 9, 2017

 

chef daniel orr with asparagus

Asparagus, With Vegan Caesar Dressing On The Side

How about a new dipping sauce for simply cooked asparagus?

May 4, 2017

 

A Burger King sign displays calorie counts

White House Kicks Calorie Count Labels To Next Year

The FDA has put off a rule requiring calorie counts on menus at big food chains until May next year.

April 27, 2017

 

arranging apple rings

Malcolm Dalglish’s Pizza Pan Apple Pie

You've never made an apple pie like this! Malcolm's one-crust creation requires a huge pizza pan and a cleaned-out tuna fish can.

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