| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The international scientific consensus is in after thousands of peer reviewed published studies. Foods produced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe (sometimes safer), environmentally friendly, and sustainable. Mandatory labeling laws are a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
HARTFORD — Opening an election-year legislative session in which the state faces a projected budget surplus, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for modest tax relief and investments in education, jobs and social services that he said will help...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The name Chipotle is uttered just one time during the four 22-minute episodes of the new comedy series "Farmed and Dangerous," which premieres Feb. 17 on Hulu. But the restaurant chain is hoping the show itself will speak volumes for its brand....
| Feb 12, 2014
Re "Subway to remove bread ingredient," Feb. 7
It is appalling what the Food and Drug Administration calls safe.
To my surprise I find that the FDA-approved chemical azodicarbonamide, considered to be "safely used" in food, is used in some Subway...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Chipotle is hardly the first sponsor to brave the programming game - indeed, not even for Hulu, since Subway underwrote a comedy pilot dubbed "The 4 to 9ers." Still, "Farmed and Dangerous" does mark an unusual entry into production for the restaurant...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The FDA is warning against using Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice linked to recent illness in Texas. The product was sold for wholesale distribution and Uncle Ben's retail grocery products are not affected. Product manufacturer Mars Foodservices has...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Trans fat was the first man-made fat to become part of our food supply more than a century ago when a German scientist presented Procter & Gamble with ways to add hydrogen to cottonseed oil. Because the product looked like lard (though originally intended...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Nestle is attempting to cash in on the Super Bowl hype by launching an ad campaign for its new Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups during the big game. "The Simpsons" fans will be sorry to hear that so far, Bart, Butterfinger's main mascot, doesn't make an...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The music will play on even after Detroit Bar changes hands next month.
The Memphis Group, which purchased the Costa Mesa bar and concert venue on West 19th Street in 2001, announced Monday morning that ownership has been transferred to local...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:34 AM
What are GMOs?
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered. Modification may include the mutation, deletion or insertion of genes from another species to achieve characteristics that may be more desireable,...