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  • No clear link between organic food, birth defect

    No clear link between organic food, birth defect
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds. The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...
  • A hearty pumpkin soup

    A hearty pumpkin soup
    One of fall's many pleasures is rich, velvety pumpkin soup. Apples add a nice hint of sweetness to this recipe, which is easy to put together. This comfort soup is satisfying yet low in fat and cholesterol, and high in potassium. Tips: To cut a pumpkin,...
  • Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan

    Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan
    Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach. "I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...
  • Farmland peaks, crop space to revert back to nature, report finds

    Farmland peaks, crop space to revert back to nature, report finds
    Even with a growing global population, increased meat consumption and government rules mandating biofuels, researchers this week said that the amount of landed needed for agriculture will start to shrink. Humanity has reached what Rockefeller University...
  • Whole Foods sales disappoint as grocery rival Sprouts goes public

    Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. shares are gearing up to hit the public market at higher-than-expected prices a day after Whole Foods Market Inc. let down Wall Street with its earnings. But when asked about the increasingly crowded natural and organic...
  • Wine of the Week: 2011 Nikolaihof Hefeabzug Grüner Veltliner Wachau

     Wine of the Week: 2011 Nikolaihof Hefeabzug Grüner Veltliner Wachau
    Think organic or biodynamic wines are relatively new? Meet the Nikolaihof estate in the Wachau region of Austria, where wine has been made — organically — for close to 2,000 years. The Nikolaihof family is so committed that it serves only...
  • No on Proposition 37

    There's a growing gap between what grocery shoppers think they know about their food and the reality. Those tomatoes with the evenly rich red color that look ripened to perfection? They were bred to avoid showing streaks of green, a result of genetic...
  • Noodles & Co. IPO: Shares double, on track for year's best debut

    Noodles & Co. IPO: Shares double, on track for year's best debut
    In an initial public offering apparently blessed by the Flying Spaghetti Monster or some other deity inclined toward stringy foods, Noodles & Co. stock is soaring in its debut. The fast-casual restaurant chain opened up 78% at $32 a share Friday after...
  • Recipe: Pumpkin pie ice cream with pecan praline

    Recipe: Pumpkin pie ice cream with pecan praline
      Total time: 25 minutes, plus freezing time Servings: 6 to 8 -------------------- Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of the...
  • Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market

    Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market
    Who needs wheat anyway? The market for gluten-free foods and beverages is booming, with double digit growth over the last four years as more consumers find themselves diagnosed with celiac disease and food allergies. The market for products without the...
  • Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism

    Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism
    Using “fascism” to describe President Obama’s healthcare reform was “poor use of an emotionally charged word,” according to John Mackey, co-chief executive and co-founder of Whole Foods Market. In a blog post Thursday,...