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February 25, 2019

 

How Fiber Can Help The Microbes Inside Us Thrive

The foods we put in our bodies affect the kinds of bacteria that live and flourish there. A new book explores this collaboration — and the cultures whose dishes maximize the relationship.

September 24, 2018

 

Do Healthy Diets Protect The Planet?

As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.

September 5, 2018

 

Women Chefs Still Walk ‘A Fine Line’ In The Kitchen

While there have been big changes in the restaurant business in the last few decades, a new documentary on female chefs and work-life balance explores how little it has changed for women.

May 15, 2018

 

From Collards To Maple Syrup, Identity Impacts The Food You Like

When people are reminded of their cultural roots, the food representing that culture tastes better. Scientists could harness that food and identity association to help people eat more healthfully.

November 3, 2017

 

Poll Shows Americans Are Confused About Food

How much do you know about what's in your food, and where it comes from? Who do you trust to tell you?

November 1, 2017

 

‘Healing Through Harvesting’: Gleaning Fruit Helps Refugees

A volunteer network gathers wasted foods, turns them into healthy meals and provides opportunities for those whose lives have been radically disrupted.

October 17, 2017

 

‘The Chef And The Slow Cooker’: New Tricks for Old Tech

Chef Hugh Acheson's new slow-cooker cookbook contains more than 100 recipes. He says this old standby "really is a gateway to cooking from scratch again."

February 12, 2017

 

Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As Weapon Of Control

As a young man, Douglass escaped slavery and became a heroic abolitionist who revealed how food was a key tool in the immoral mechanics of slavery.

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

 

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 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

 

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 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 ‘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

 

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

 

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.

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