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November 20, 2015



‘Neurogastronomy:’ The Taste Of Smell

What if you could change the way your food tastes by manipulating smell?

June 17, 2015



Trans Fats To Be Phased Out Within Three Years, Says FDA

The FDA has given shelf-stable trans fats an expiration date. They must be phased out of the food system within three years.

May 22, 2015


Oil drums

Farm Loses 57,700 Turkeys To Tainted Oil Sold As Food Grade

The industrial waste oil passed off as food-grade oil contained lascadoil—a combination of oleic acid, soy oil, and lasalocid sodium, used in animal drugs.

May 21, 2015


Target store

Target Moves Away From Packaged Foods, Towards Fresh Foods

Target is a major player when it comes to food purchasing -- Americans spend $15 billion in food at its stores annually.

May 12, 2015


Farmer Alice McGary

Local Farmers Get Creative To Compete In Crowded Market

Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.

May 5, 2015


McDonald's Taiwan

McDonald’s To Change Financial Structure Globally

McDonald's annouced it will restructure its global business to create a "modern, progressive burger company," according to CEO Steve Easterbrook.

April 29, 2015



Tyson Announces Antibiotic Elimination By 2017 In Chickens

Tyson is the largest U.S. chicken supplier to announce it would cease use of antibiotics used in humans in its chicken.

March 19, 2015


kraft singles

Kraft ‘Cheese Product’ First To Receive Kids Eat Right Label

Kraft Singles, the individually wrapped yellow slice that forms the glue in so many grilled sandwiches, has been given the Kids Eat Right label.

March 11, 2015



SXSW SouthBites Is Back With Slow And Fast Food

McDonald's involvement in this year's SXSW SouthBites Interactive conference is turning heads.

March 4, 2015



Bill Would Limit Antibiotic Use In Livestock

An estimated 107 antibiotics are currently allowed for continuous use or without limit in livestock by the FDA.

February 26, 2015


redbud dessert

Get Warm! Five Posts To Prepare For Spring

For some of the nation, it's hard to believe spring can be around the corner. Get your mind in a warmer place with five spring-related posts.

February 19, 2015


velveeta cheese

Shifting Priorities In Health Sound Alarm For Packaged Foods

Remember how everything was "low-fat" in the 1990s? Today's shift from low-fat, packaged foods to fresh, healthier food is worrying the packaged food industry.

February 13, 2015



Government Considers Reversal in Cholesterol Guidelines

Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.

January 22, 2015


pepperoni pizza

How Much Pizza Are Children Actually Eating?

It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.

January 22, 2015



Do Americans Support DNA Labeling?

80 percent of Americans believe all food containing DNA should be labeled. The question is, do they know what that means?

December 30, 2014



January 2015: A Preview Of Upcoming Food News

2015 is kicking off with big news globally for food.

December 8, 2014


chickens eating out of a bowl in the snow

What’s For Dinner This Winter In The Coop?

Pay a little extra attention to your chicken’s winter diet and you should have a strong bird that will start laying eggs in the spring.

November 26, 2014


thanksgiving dinner

Reduce And Reuse Food This Thanksgiving

American consumers waste one-fifth of the food available to them. Here's how to reduce that figure this Thanksgiving.

November 25, 2014


calorie counts

Calorie Counts Arriving On A Menu Board Near You

It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.

November 19, 2014


mcdonalds fries

Is McDonald’s Just Saying No To GMO Potatoes?

McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.

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