| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Do you find yourself throwing milk, eggs and meat away because they're past the expiration date? You could be unnecessarily wasting good food.
According to a study conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Harvard Law School’s Food...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:49 AM
When Samantha Kuczynski contemplated the biggest dietary problem in her lunch recently, she didn't point to the chicken wrap sandwich or the french fries.
It was the dollop of ketchup that caught the eye of the 24-year-old Center Stage props artisan,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Public health: "The decline of 'home ec' for kids equals a decline in cooking," says Sam Kass, executive director of Let's Move! and senior policy adviser for nutrition policy at the White House. First lady Michelle Obama will focus on cooking in her...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
SACRAMENTO — The high-stakes battle over labeling foods with genetically engineered ingredients is back.
Less than two years after California voters narrowly turned down a labeling ballot measure, the state Senate is grappling with the issue....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:43 PM
It's lunchtime at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, but 16-year-old Parrish Jackson has barely touched her turkey burger and apricots.
She's dumping them into the trash can.
The apricots are "sour," the junior says. The meat is...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:27 PM
When her 4-month-old son had a life-threatening allergic reaction to formula, Lucy Gibney, a board-certified emergency doctor with a practice in Hampton, started down a new career path.
As she and her husband, Paul, struggled to find safe foods for...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:36 AM
For decades, China’s rulers deemed grain production a linchpin to its national security. The policy of self-sufficiency was a legacy of its planned economy from the days of Mao when China was increasingly isolated from the outside world.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, saying the job market is far from normal, made clear Monday that the central bank remains committed to providing extraordinary support for the economy for some time to come.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:38 PM
ITEM: Fork and Spoon Tie Clasps and Clips
SEEN: Worn by servers and bartenders at Hartford-area restaurants, including Max Downtown, Plaza Azteca, Market Grille in Manchester and Abigail’s in Simsbury.
COST: $15.95 to $24.95.
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BERLIN -"We're coming out with 'Cesar Chavez' at the right moment in the States," said its director, Diego Luna, of the celebration of the U.S. civil rights activist and his legacy, which world premieres Wednesday in Berlin.
"There's a big debate in...