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July 18, 2011

Grocery Study 

supermarket

Grocery Stores Have Fat Chance Of Helping Fight Obesity

A new study has found that a nearby grocer doesn't mean better eating habits. Study finds customers are more likely to eat fast food.

July 7, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

jackinthebox

No More Toys For Jack In The Box Kids Meal

Customers of the hamburger chain will also be able to substitute French fries for apple slices in kids meals.

June 22, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

KFC Double Down

Food Stamps For Fast Food In Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.

April 26, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

TAcobell

Update: Taco Bell Lawsuit Dropped

The questionable beef lawsuit was dropped, and the "Outside the Bun" company is seeking revenge.

April 12, 2011

Fast Food Ban 

kidshappymeal

The Big Apple Wants To Ban Toys In Fast Food Meals

Could banning toy giveaways reduce the allure of fast food restaurants for kids?

March 16, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

wendy's

The Rich Eating More Fast Food

According to a CNNMoney, more Americans in the upper tax bracket are eating fast food.

February 14, 2011

Mental Health 

burgernew

Feeling Depressed? Trans Fat Might Be The Reason

Unhealthy fats are believed to lead to biological changes in the body linked with both heart disease and depression.

January 26, 2011

Fast Food Lawsuit 

A Taco Bell

Lawsuit Filed Over Taco Bell’s Meat

Taco Bell's meat is under fire as an Alabama law firm claims Taco Bell's "beef" isn't really beef.

December 11, 2010

Fast Food 

mcdonald's happy meal toy

Wisconsin Council Votes To Keep Toys In Happy Meals

Last month, San Francisco voted to ban toys from being included in high-calorie fast food aimed at kids. But Superior, Wisconsin wants its Happy Meal as is.

November 12, 2010

Fast Food 

french fries and hamburger

Healthy Options On Fast Food Menus Go Overlooked

Fast food restaurants were put on notice this week. A study out of Yale analyzes marketing campaigns as related to kids and those "better-for-you" menu items.

July 30, 2010

Processed Foods 

wendys bag and drinks in a car

Pay Attention! Processed Foods May Lead To ADHD, Study Shows

A new study published this week found an association between "Western-style" diets and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in teens.

June 7, 2010

Food Labelling 

A basket with a cheeseburger and french fries from Burgerville.

Fast Food Chain Prints Calorie Counts, Health Info On Receipts

Fast-food chain Burgerville has started printing health information on their restaurant receipts to help consumers make more informed food choices.

May 25, 2010

Farm Bill 

Cornfield

2012 Farm Bill Update, Hearing Held In South Dakota

Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D - MN) convened another hearing last week in South Dakota to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill.

May 16, 2010

Book Club 

free for all book cover

Replay – Author Chat: Janet Poppendieck “Free For All”

On Thursday, June 3 author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss her new book "Free For All: Fixing School Food in America"

April 12, 2010

Fast Food 

megan meyer and eoban binder on a bench with kfc double down boxes

Video: Earth Eats Crew Eats KFC’s New Double Down “Sandwich”

KFC released their new Double Down "sandwich" to stores across the country today. Earth Eats took the sandwich for a taste test so you wouldn't have to.

April 1, 2010

Food Videos 

TED homepage screen capture

8 Must-See TED Talks About Sustainable Food

TED bills their rich archive of talks as "Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world", here are 8 of our favorites all about food and sustainability

March 31, 2010

Fast Food 

Secretary of the Army John McHugh at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

In Afghanistan, NATO To Send Pizza Hut Packing

NATO officials say that fast food restaurants on large military bases in Afghanistan divert too many resources from smaller bases.

March 1, 2010

Local Food Rockstars 

Michael Pollan on stage at the IU Auditorium

Michael Pollan Food Rules: Practical Advice For Local Eating

Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan sat down with author, activist and professor Michael Pollan to talk about his new book "Food Rules"

December 17, 2009

School Lunch Programs 

A tray of school lunch.

Research Suggests Fast-food May Be Healthier Than School Lunches

Do you know what's in your kid's school lunch? You might be surprised, but recent reports show that they might be better off eating fast food.

August 4, 2009

Food Labeling 

A taco bell hard shell taco.

How Many Calories Are In A Steak Quesadilla From Taco Bell?

Legislation that would force food establishments to put calorie information on their menus is being challenged by some major food corporations.

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