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  • As imports rise, the FDA is losing its fight against foul food

    In April 2012, inspectors from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigated a seafood company in southern India that had been exporting tons of frozen yellowfin tuna to the United States. What they found wasn't appetizing: water tanks rife with...
  • Come learn about the Benefits of Bees!

     
    Meara, our wonderful summer intern sends this invitation: For the most part, people tend to find insects frightening or nasty. Because of their different appearance and habits, they tend to be stuck with a bad reputation. But honey bees appear......
  • Young kids recognize unhealthy food brands more than healthy ones

    For very young children, awareness of food brands increases greatly between ages three and four and is highest for unhealthy foods, according to a new study from Ireland. Food-brand knowledge predicts what kids will ask for later, said lead author Mimi...
  • Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed

    Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed
    Tribute for Trotter: A star-studded group of chefs will cook at the Charlie Trotter Tribute Dinner at Chicago Gourmet this fall, reports Phil Vettel. Among chefs and sommeliers taking part: Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Matthias Merges, Thomas Lents,...
  • Vermont becomes first U.S. state to mandate GMO labeling

    Vermont becomes first U.S. state to mandate GMO labeling
    Vermont on Thursday became the first U.S. state to mandate labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms as Governor Peter Shumlin signed a law that is widely expected to be challenged in court by some food and agriculture companies. The...
  • EatingWell: When it comes to added sugars, think sprinkle, not scoop

    Maybe you've sworn off refined "white" sugar and think that sweetening a latte with, say, agave nectar, is better because, "it's natural." Truth is, most health experts agree that the best move you can make when it comes to added sugars (those added to...
  • Too much added sugar can sour your health

    Too much added sugar can sour your health
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American consumes more than 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day. Sugars and syrups are injected into processed foods, stirred in during cooking, or sprinkled on at the table. But how much...
  • Purina Lawsuit: Blue Buffalo's 'By-Product Free' Pet Food Has By-Products

    Nestlé Purina Petcare Co., one of the world's largest pet food makers, sued The Blue Buffalo Company Ltd. in federal court Tuesday for allegedly lying to customers about the ingredients in its products. The Blue Buffalo Co., a small Wilton pet food...
  • Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say

    Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say
    Kristine Kidd, who has celiac disease and has written a cookbook on gluten-free foods,¬† says she likes to use polenta, nut flours, buckwheat and the like — avoiding for the most part “white starches” that don’t contain wheat but...
  • Starbucks to pay tuition of workers enrolling online at Arizona State

    Starbucks Corp. is serving up a venti-size portion of tuition assistance to its workers. The Seattle coffee purveyor said Monday that it would give about $6,500 a year in tuition reimbursement to employees who enroll in Arizona State University's online...
  • Bad government programs watch: Promoting milk as a health food

    Bad government programs watch: Promoting milk as a health food
    In a detailed new report, public health advocate Michele Simon examines the distinct drawbacks of government programs to promote dairy consumption. These include milk programs in schools and the "checkoff" programs through which the government...